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Table_1_Integrating Trap-Neuter-Return Campaigns Into a Social Framework: Developing Long-Term Positive Behavior Change Toward Unowned Cats in Urban Areas.DOCX

McDonald, Jennifer L.; Farnworth, Mark J.; Clements, Jane;
  • Published: 01 Jan 2018
  • Publisher: Figshare
<p>Cat management is often discussed in terms of population reduction, with trap-neuter-return (TNR) campaigns commonly organized to manage unowned urban cat populations. However, long-term effectiveness is only possible if positive neutering practices are continued by local residents. Here we discuss how implementing TNR within a wider framework of social engagement has the potential to tackle cat overpopulation and instill long-term positive behavior change toward them. We demonstrate how community engagement pre-TNR can help establish a baseline of the attitudes, knowledge and behavior concerning cats. Using a case study, we explore whether this information c...
free text keywords: 60301 Animal Systematics and Taxonomy, 60601 Animal Physiology - Biophysics, 60602 Animal Physiology - Cell, 60603 Animal Physiology - Systems, 60801 Animal Behaviour, 60802 Animal Cell and Molecular Biology, 60803 Animal Developmental and Reproductive Biology, 60804 Animal Immunology, 60805 Animal Neurobiology, 60806 Animal Physiological Ecology, 60807 Animal Structure and Function, 70701 Veterinary Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, 70702 Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology, 70703 Veterinary Diagnosis and Diagnostics, 70704 Veterinary Epidemiology, 70705 Veterinary Immunology, 70706 Veterinary Medicine, 70707 Veterinary Microbiology (excl. Virology), 70708 Veterinary Parasitology, 70709 Veterinary Pathology, 70710 Veterinary Pharmacology, 70711 Veterinary Surgery, 70712 Veterinary Virology, 70799 Veterinary Sciences not elsewhere classified, Domestic cat, Felis catus, urban environment, behavior change, neuter, TNR, stray cat, unowned cat
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