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Cat Sense: The Feline Enigma Revealed
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Cat Sense: The Feline Enigma Revealed (Hardback)

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From John Bradshaw, one of the world's leading experts on animal behaviour, and the author of the Sunday Times Bestseller, In Defence of Dogs, Cat Sense is a scientific portrait of the true, surprising nature of cats



Worshipped as gods, feared as demonic servants, seen as both wild opportunists and beloved companions, cats often seem as unfathomable, enigmatic and magical to us today as they did in ancient times. They have lived with humans for at least ten thousand years (far earlier than the reign of the Pharaohs), and today are the most popular pet in the world. That they now outnumber the dog, man's 'best friend', by three to one, is small wonder: at once affectionate and self-reliant, they seem to be perfectly suited to our busy 21st Century lifestyles. Yet cats still think like the wild scavengers and hunters from which they are descended - and to which they can quickly revert. Today, they face unprecedented challenges in their life with humans: from conservationists who cast them as a threat to wildlife; from other cats who they compete for territory with; and from good-intentioned owners and vets with misconceptions of what they require.



Cats need not so much our sympathy, but our understanding, if they are to continue to enjoy our companionship. The recent surge in feline science - with John Bradshaw at the forefront - means we are now better equipped to understand them than ever before. Cat Sense offers us for the first time a true picture of one of humanity's closest and most enigmatic companions.



Praise for In Defence of Dogs:



'The most fantastic book, a revelation' Observer



'Essential reading' Daily Telegraph



'Nothing less than a manifesto for a new understanding' Guardian



'A case grounded in kindness and science ... Authoritative, wise and rather moving' Independent



'A wonderful, reassuring, and encouraging book' Literary Review



'A wonderfully informative, passionate book' Economist



John Bradshaw is a biologist who founded and directs the world-renowned Anthrozoology Institute, based at the University of Bristol. He has been studying the behaviour of domestic cats and their owners for over 25 years, and is the author of many scientific articles, research papers and reviews. He is also the author of the Sunday Times bestseller, In Defence of Dogs.

Natural World & The EnvironmentThe natural world, country life & petsCats as petsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesAnimals & societyScience & MathematicsBiology, life sciencesZoology & animal sciencesAnimal behaviourScience & MathematicsScience: general issuesPopular science Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd Publication Date: 15/08/2013 ISBN-13: 9781846145940  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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John Bradshaw is a biologist who founded and directs the world-renowned Anthrozoology Institute, based at the University of Bristol. He has been studying the behaviour of domestic cats and their owners for over 25 years, and is the author of many scientific articles, research papers and reviews.

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