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Introduction

Dog Days and the Cat’s Meow

by Dawn Stover

 

Section 1: For the Love of Pets

1.1   Pets: Why Do We Have Them?
        by Daisy Yuhas

1.2   What Your Pet Reveals about You
        by Karen Schrock Simring

1.3   The Science of Friendship
        by Ádám Miklósi

1.4   Can Animals Aid Therapy?
        by Scott O. Lillienfield and Hal Arkowitz

 

Section 2: The Dog’s Universe

2.1   From Wolf to Dog
        by Virginia Morrell

2.2   Inside the Dog Mind
        by Gareth Cook

2.3   The World According to Dogs
        by Julie Hecht

2.4   The Ethical Dog
        by Marc Bekoff and Jessica Pierce

2.5   That Dog Is Too Fat
        by Julie Hecht

2.6   Cancer Clues from Pet Dogs
        by David J. Waters and Kathleen Wildasin

 

Section 3: Making Sense of Cats

3.1   The Taming of the Cat
        by Carlos A. Driscoll, Juliet Clutton-Brock, Andrew C. Kitchener and Stephen J. O’Brien

3.2   The Inner Life of Cats
        by Kate Wong

3.3   Decoding the Cat
        by Julia Calderone

3.4   Why Cats Taste No Sweets
        by David Biello

3.5   The Mystery of the Inner Eyelid
        by Paul Miller

3.6   A Case for Cat Contraception
        by Jessica P. Hekman

3.7   Played by a Parasite
        by Gustavo Arrizabalga and Bill Sullivan

 

Section 4: The Emotional Animal

4.1   Do Animals Feel Empathy
        by Frans B. M. de Waal

4.2   When Animals Mourn
        by Barbara J. King

4.3   The Social Genius of Animals
        by Katherine Harmon Courage

4.4   When Animals Accidentally Attack
        by Steve Mirsky