How perceptive are cats to the good (or bad) behaviour of humans? How do they differ from breed to breed? Are some left handed and some right-handed? How can you tell if your pet is lonely? And just how similar is your cat to a tiger?
In What Your Cat Is Thinking the researcher, biologist and author Bo Söderström weaves together fascinating facts we're only just learning about man's best friends, with highly practical tips to help us better understand and care for the animals in our life. Research on cat and dog behaviour, and the complicated psychology which influences their responses and needs has formally exploded in the 21st century, with fascinating new knowledge gained every day.
Bo Söderström has an iron grip on all the cutting edge research to match the most determined cat's hold on his favourite catnip toy, and here he presents the most interesting results in an easy-to-understand way. Learn about the interaction between man and pet, understand your cat's mysterious signals, immerse yourself in those earliest moments, and gain the ability to stare into your animal's eyes and think 'I get you'.
Bo Söderström, born 1967, is a lecturer in biology and works at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm. He is the editor of AMBIO: A Journal of the Human Environment, and has been fascinated by animals since an early age. He is the author of Swedish Butterflies: A Field Guide (2006), What Your Cat Is Thinking? (2016) and What Your Dog Is Thinking (2017).