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Training a Cat to Present a Paw in 9 Days

Pets of all species can benefit greatly from training. Not only does it give you more control, but it gives them some cognitive challenges, and can be very enjoyable for all, when done correctly. …

From  Jill MacKay A year ago 0 likes 10 views 0  

State Vs Event Behaviours

In this short video we'll explore the difference between state behaviours and event behaviours in ethology. Transcript: Students often ask questions about the difference between an event…

From  Jill MacKay 2 Years ago 0 likes 406 views 0  

Athena and puzzle feeders

Courtesy of Dr Jill MacKay Incorporating puzzle feeders into a daily feeding routine can be a quick and easy method of behavioural enrichment for cats. Our model cat, Athena, is a 2-year old indoor…

From  Louise Connelly 2 Years ago 0 likes 104 views 0  

Cat Pupil Dilation in Response to Hunting

This short video demonstrates the pupil dilation response in cats when hunting. Our demonstration cat, Athena, dilates her pupils fully when preparing to hunt despite the steady levels of light. This…

From  Jill MacKay 2 Years ago 1 likes 122 views 0