Feline Behaviour - Certificate

As with the canine equivalent this course provides a lead into the feline behaviour and psychology course. Course Modules 1. The Cat's Development What is psychology? What is behaviour? Evolution... [ Read more ]


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£152.00

Registration Fee: £33.00

Product code: ASC-FELB



As with the canine equivalent this course provides a lead into the feline behaviour and psychology course.

Course Modules
1. The Cat's Development
  • What is psychology? What is behaviour?
  • Evolution of the cat, and domestication
  • Social behaviour of cats
  • Development of the cat from kittenhood to maturity
  • The differences between altricial and precocial species at birth
  • The first few hours of a kitten's life
  • Physical development of the young kitten
  • Critical and sensitive periods when learning must take place
  • Socialisation of young kittens
  • The principles of reinforcement and the way cats learn
  • Weaning of kittens and separation from the mother
2. Communication, Behaviour And Psychology
  • Sexual behaviour and the differences between the sexes
  • Courtship and mating
  • Pregnancy and birth
  • Types of communication - visual, auditory, chemical, tactile
  • Abnormal behaviour - maladaptive learning, redirected behaviour, stereotypical behaviour, anomalous reactivity
  • Displacement activities
  • Stress in cats and the problems it can cause
  • Indoor territory marking and inappropriate elmination
  • Determining the cause of problem behaviour
  • Techniques for dealing with problems
Study Level 2
  • The study Level relates to the how demanding the course is. 1 is beginner and 5 is HND / Foundation Degree level.
  • 2 Module Course
  • This course is delivered in 2 study modules which need to be passed to gain the qualification.
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