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- “Cultivating Cool Cats: Handling Felines in the Shelter So They Look and Feel Their Best“: An Alley Cat Allies Cat Expert Presentation featuring Joan Miller of The Cat Fanciers’ Association.
- Slater, Margaret, Garrison, Laurie, Miller, Katherine A., Weiss, et al. “Practical Physical and Behavioral Measures to Assess the Socialization Spectrum of Cats in a Shelter-Like Setting during a Three Day Period.” Animals: an open access journal from MDPI vol. 3,4 (2013): 1162-1193.
- Hu, Yaowu, Hu, Songmei, Wang, Weilin, Wu, Xiaohong, Marshall, Fiona B., et al. “Earliest evidence for commensal processes of cat domestication.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America vol. 111,1 (2014): 116-120.
- Driscoll, Carlos A., Clutton-Brock, Juliet, Kitchener, Andrew C. and O’Brien, Stephen J. “The Taming of the Cat.” Scientific American vol. 300, 6 (2009): 68-75.