Decoding Your Cat: from the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists


The Ultimate Experts Explain Common Cat Behaviors and Reveal How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones

by American College of Veterinary Behaviorists  (Author), Dr. Meghan E. Herron DVM DACVB (Editor), Debra F. Horwitz DVM (Editor), Dr. Carlo Siracusa DVM MS PhD DACVB (Editor), Steve Dale (Introduction)

Decoding Your Cat BookThe cutting-edge, scientifically accurate, definitive book on the most popular behavioral issues that cats face is available for pre-order now! COVID19 IMPACT UPDATE: Due to publishing issues related to COVID19, publication has been delayed for this book. Please check the Amazon link below for the latest updates.  

One of the predominant reasons that owners in the U.S. abandon or give up their pets (often leading to euthanasia) is because of unwanted behaviors. Many have tried to instruct proper cat training, but this is the first book of its kind to provide an in-depth understanding of the underlying reasons for a cat’s problem behavior, the essential key to unlocking the best for your cat and avoiding pitfalls. Decoding Your Cat gives owners new insight on promoting their cat’s physical and psychological health and wellness and maintaining a long and fulfilling relationship together.

Written by the leading experts in cat behavior from the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists, with an introduction by animal expert Steve Dale, this book conveys the newest and best information on cat behavioral science in a fun, interesting, and understandable way. Together with anecdotes from real life situations and the science behind how cats relate to their world, Decoding Your Cat empowers owners to provide a home environment that is happy, safe, and functional, to identify and seek treatment for medical health problems, to understand how to deal with unwanted behaviors, and in general to help cats live longer and fuller lives.

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For more on dog behavior, read the ACVB Decoding Your Dog columns.


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