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Animal Health & Welfare

Feline behaviour

The course has six units and is set at study level 5. You will study the nature of Felis catus as a hyper-carnivore, their physiological and anatomical requirements to be able to make informed decisions as to their enrichment and welfare. Feline physiology relevant to behaviour is covered and how their physiology determines their behaviour. The cat-human relationship is investigated as well as species-specific music and the science behind its calming effects on the domestic cat. The course is aimed at cat professionals and those wishing to know more about cats to support their welfare such as shelter managers and animal protection workers. Those wishing to demonstrate the ability to study at level 5 would benefit from completing this course.

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