ProActive Cat Care
Feline Stress Links
By Garry White
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informative site that deals with extensive research being done to evaluate
and control stress in shelter cats. Don't let the word "shelter"
fool you; the research was done by Nadine Gourkow, a specialist in feline
stress, and the site offers a wealth of information and ideas that apply
to your cat
do NOT miss this one!
Link to Nadine Gourkow's Thesis (long download time but very interesting!)
stressful situation cause you to eat more? Or less? Maybe you get
physically ill? Develop headaches, possibly? Well, consider yourself lucky
here to see what a little stress can (and does!) do to Fluffy!
we don't know how this could have happened, but it's
so. And Ohmigosh; Fluffy will be so excited with this new baby! Says you;
but Fluffy may see things differently. No, we're not going to leave the
baby at the hospital to avoid upsetting Fluffy, and no; we're not going
to toss Fluffy out on her ear when the baby arrives. But if I were pregnant,
I'd go spend some time on this site before I assumed euphoric bliss between
baby and cat. On second thought
if I were pregnant I'd shoot myself.
a great little site that was constructed with care and forethought.
Scads of informative identifiers concerning cat stress, as well as common-sense
hints and tips that we can all use.
to get technical. This one is generated by Cats International, and it
gets right down to the details of feline stress; the actual developmental
mechanics of it. I would consider this one a must-read!
nice little Q&A site, with Dr. Karen Overall as the host. Common-sense
questions and practical answers. I'm betting you'll really like this one,
and if I'm wrong
I'll share my potted-meat sandwich with you!
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Disclaimer: Kathy Fatheree is not at all a medical expert. Contents of this web site are a collection of Kathy's assist feeding experiences as well as the experiences of other cat owners who have assist fed their cats. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information, Kathy Fatheree or anyone associated with this web site cannot be held responsible for anything that may happen as a result of using the information on this site.