publication . Article . Other literature type . 2011

Demographic differences between urban feeding groups of neutered and sexually intact free-roaming cats following a trap-neuter-return procedure

Finkler, Hilit; Gunther, Idit; Terkel, Joseph;
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  • Published: 01 May 2011 Journal: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, volume 238, pages 1,141-1,149 (issn: 0003-1488, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
Abstract
Objective—To examine demographic differences during a 1-year observational period between urban feeding groups of neutered and unneutered free-roaming cats following a trap-neuter-return procedure. Design—Natural-setting trial. Animals—Free-roaming adult cats (n = 184) and kittens (76) living in 4 feeding groups in an urban region of Israel. Procedures—Cats in 2 feeding groups were subjected to a trap-neuter-return (TNR) procedure. Cats in 2 other feeding groups were untreated. Data were collected on a weekly basis before and during feeding time over a 1-year period. Following individual cat identification, presence of adults and kittens was recorded throughout ...
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free text keywords: General Veterinary, CATS, Pediatrics, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Veterinary medicine, business.industry, business, Animal welfare, Observational period, Emigration, Urban region, Immigration, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Kitten, biology.animal, biology
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2011

Demographic differences between urban feeding groups of neutered and sexually intact free-roaming cats following a trap-neuter-return procedure

Finkler, Hilit; Gunther, Idit; Terkel, Joseph;