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Articles on Cats

This is a collection of articles on Cats from the Society & Animals Journal in relation to the studies of the human-animal relationship.  The Society & Animals Journal is an academic journal that publishes studies that describe and analyze our experiences of non-human animals from the perspective of various disciplines within both the social sciences and humanities.

Hoffmann, R., Lagerkvist, C. J., Gustavsson, M. H., & Holst, B. S. (2018). Economic Perspective on the Value of Cats and Dogs. Society & Animals, Vol. 26, No. 1.

Porter, P. (2018). For the Love of Cats (and Dogs)!. Society & Animals, 26(3), 339-343.

Soler, N. P. (2018). Of Cats and Men: Representations of Gender in Cat Food Advertising. Society & Animals, Vol 26, No. 5.

And Say the Cat Responded? Getting Closer to the Feline Gaze. Kara White. Volume 21, Issue 1, pages 93 – 104.

Beyond Mead: Symbolic Interaction Between Humans and Felines. Janet M. Alger and Steven F. Alger. Volume 5, Issue 1, pages: 65 –81.

Cat Culture, Human Culture: An Ethnograhic Study of a Cat Shelter. Janet M. Alger and Steven F. Alger. Volume 7, Issue 3, pages 199 – 218.

Cat Person, Dog Person, Gay, or Heterosexual: The Effect of Labels on a Man’s Perceived Masculinity, Femininity, and Likability. Robert W. Mitchell; Alan L. Ellis. Volume 21, Issue 1, pages 1 – 16.

Cooling Out the Mark in Companion Animal Adoption. Carol Y. Thompson and Robert L. Young. Volume 22, Issue 4, pages 333 – 351.

Death of a Companion Cat or Dog and Human Bereavement: Psychosocial Variables. Lynn A. Planchon, Donald I. Templer, Shelly Stokes, and Jacqueline Keller. Volume 10, Issue 1, pages 93 – 105.

How Wild Do We Want It? “Wiley” Coyote Versus Fluffy. Arlene Plevin. Volume 22, Issue 1, pages 80 – 101.

Perceived Best Ages for Cats, Dogs, and Humans: Comparisons across Species, Human Age, and Human Gender. Sara Staats; Tara Anderson; Heidi Wallace; Debby Miller. Volume 18, Issue 3, pages: 273 –290.

Physical Cruelty Toward Animals in Massachusetts, 1975-1996. Arnold Arluke and Carter Luke. Volume 5, Issue 3, pages: 195 –204.

Reflections on Rocky. Morris B. Holbrook. Volume 4, Issue 2, pages: 147 –168.

Regarding Rocky: A Theoretical and Ethnographic Exploration of Interspecies Intersubjectivity. Robert L. Young. Volume 21, Issue 3, pages: 294 –313.

Updated January 2019

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