Table of contents for Cat culture : the social world of a cat shelter / Janet M. Alger, Steven F. Alger.

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    Preface: Why an Ethnography of a Shelter?
1   The Myth of the Solitary Cat
2   The World of Whiskers
3   The Human-Cat Connection
4   The Social Bonds among the Cats
5   The Feral Cats and Shelter Solidarity
6   Leaving the Shelter Community
7   Culture and Self in the Domestic Cat
8   Animals in the Future of Sociology


Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Cats Behavior, Cats Social aspects, Animal shelters, Human-animal relationships