Animals in Research

Cat Housing

Group: Dogs & Cats
Species: Cat
Research Areas:

Cat housing takes into consideration their social, psychological and behavioral needs. Cats do well in compatible social groups with the ability to have some distance from each other when desired. Each cat must have have easy access to resting places, food, water and litter boxes.  These two cats are taking advantage of their own resting places.  Their housing areas include a variety of toys, scratching posts and other structures that encourage exercise and a variety of natural behaviors.