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Articles on Feral Cats Published in JAAWS

This is a collection of articles on feral cats from the Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science (JAAWS). JAAWS is the leading peer-reviewed journal on the science of animal welfare for veterinarians, scientists and public policy makers. It presents articles and reports on practices that demonstrably enhance the welfare of wildlife, companion animals and animals used in research, agriculture and zoos. To get access to the back issues of JAAWS, please join as a Scholar or Professional Member.

Seo, A., & Tanida, H. (2018). Three-year route census study on welfare status of free-roaming cats in old-town Onomichi, Japan. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 21(3), 203-210.

Uetake, K., Yamada, S., Yano, M., & Tanaka, T. (2014). A survey of attitudes of local citizens of a residential area toward urban stray cats in Japan. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science17(2), 172-177.

Jones, A. L., & Downs, C. T. (2011). Managing feral cats on a university’s campuses: how many are there and is sterilization having an effect?. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science14(4), 304-320.

Farnworth, M. J., Campbell, J., & Adams, N. J. (2011). What’s in a name? Perceptions of stray and feral cat welfare and control in Aotearoa, New Zealand. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science14(1), 59-74.

Budke, C. M., & Slater, M. R. (2009). Utilization of matrix population models to assess a 3-year single treatment nonsurgical contraception program versus surgical sterilization in feral cat populations. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science12(4), 277-292.

Hughes, K. L., Slater, M. R., & Haller, L. (2002). The effects of implementing a feral cat spay/neuter program in a Florida county animal control service. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science5(4), 285-298.

Scott, K. C., Levy, J. K., Gorman, S. P., & Neidhart, S. M. N. (2002). Body condition of feral cats and the effect of neutering. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science5(3), 203-213.


Updated July 2019


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