Domestic Cat

This page contains information specific to cats kept as pets including behavior, care, health, and first aid resources.


Shadow, a cat Cats, 2007

USDA. NAL. Animal Welfare Information Center.

A bibliography and Web site resources related to the housing, husbandry, health and welfare of cats.

A cat Feline Husbandry

University of California, Davis. School of Veterinary Medicine.

Originally published in 1991, this book covers all aspects of managing feline health in catteries. Chapters are available in PDF format.

Cornell Feline Health Center

Cornell University. College of Veterinary Medicine.

A veterinary medical specialty center seeking ways to prevent and cure diseases and to educate veterinarians and cat owners on feline health.

Images of a dog and a cat GAO Report: USDA's Oversight of Dealers of Random Source Dogs and Cats

Government Accountability Office.

The September 2010 results and recommendations from a GAO study of USDA's oversight of Class B dealers, suggesting that the oversight would benefit from additional management information and analysis.