About the course
Accredited by LASER (formally known as the Open College Network South East Region)
(12 credits at Level 2)
An introduction to the behaviour and psychology of cats giving valuable insights into the feline world for professionals in veterinary surgeries, rescue centres, grooming parlours and catteries as well as for pet owners wanting to know more about the cat's relationship with human society.
This course can be successfully completed by anyone who is genuinely interested in feline psychology and provides an excellent basis for further study through the Advanced Feline Psychology course. Successful completion will provide an insight into why cats behave as they do and will enhance your knowledge as well as develop your relationship with them. This course will not make 'instant experts' but its successful completion will mean that the more subtle elements of feline psychology can be discussed constructively.
UNIT 1 - How mankind perceives the cat's place in society
UNIT 2 - The psychology of the cat
UNIT 3 - How cats learn
UNIT 4 - Inter-feline relationships and how to manage some of our pet cats' common problem behaviours