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New Book About Cat Behavior Now Available

A new book, “Your Home, Their Territory,” offers cat lovers 10 simple steps to achieve a more enriched and comfortable living environment for cats. This short and concise book is a crucial tool to understanding key cat behaviors with simple steps that can help eliminate unwanted behaviors, while enriching your cat’s life. Cats have their own personalities and understanding feline behaviors can lead to a better life for you and your pets.

The book was authored by Dr. Tony Buffington, a professor of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, with writer Jeanne Tranter. The information in the book is based on material compiled by the Indoor Pet Initiative, a program at The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center that strives to enhance the health and welfare of companion animals the world over.

“Your Home, Their Territory” can now be ordered online through for $10.95, plus shipping and handling.

The book can also be purchsed at the receiving desk at The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center for $10.95 plus tax. Click here for directions.


About the College of Veterinary Medicine at Ohio State

Founded in 1885, The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is ranked fifth in the nation and includes more than 1,000 faculty, staff and students in the Departments of Veterinary Biosciences, Veterinary Clinical Sciences, and Veterinary Preventive Medicine. The Veterinary Medical Center is one of the largest specialty referral centers in the world, with more than 35,000 farm, equine, and companion animal patients each year. A nationally-recognized ambulatory practice and teaching unit in Marysville, Ohio provides farm animal experience to every veterinary student, and the Food Animal Health Research Program in Wooster, OH focuses on detection, control, and prevention of disease. Located on the only campus in the country with a comprehensive medical center offering seven health sciences colleges, we admit up to 162 veterinary students per class, and offer a new comprehensive graduate program in Veterinary and Comparative Medicine as well as a unique Master’s degree in Veterinary Public Health, in partnership with the College of Public Health.