The Dogenius Institute
Inspiration & Ethical Education for Animal Advocates

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Feline Essentials



Body language

Throughout the course we will look closely at key characteristics of cat behaviour providing insight and knowledge into how cats act, communicate, and experience the world. The overall aim of the course is to improve our understanding of who cats are so we can keep working towards enabling our cats to flourish, improving feline wellbeing and the human-cat relationship.

What's included?

  • Expert Tuition
  • 6 Units

Understand your cat

You will learn all about cats, from their domestication, body language and behaviour to health, welfare and how to give your cats the best life.

Help Your Cat Flourish

In a human world where cats have to fit in, you will learn how to enable them to flourish, improve their well-being and get the best from the human feline relationship.
Meet the instructor

Dr Emily Stone

Dr Emily Stone received her PhD in Anthrozoology from the University of Exeter in 2020. Her doctoral research was focused on exploring the practices and discourses of breeding and exhibiting pedigree cats in the UK. Emily has previously worked in feline welfare and currently works on a range of anthrozoological issues and research areas as a casual postdoc and research fellow.
Patrick Jones - Course author