Received: 11 March 2022
Accepted: 6 July 2022
First Online: 25 August 2022
: No cats were hurt or distressed for this study, nor were they ever forced to act, respond, or behave in any way. All research with cats was non-invasive and did not involve pharmacological, medical, or surgical intervention. All participating cats were adopted and are permanent residents of Cowboy Cat Ranch, living together with authors SB and EMB. The study protocols 201708130001 and 201811290002 were approved by the Cowboy Cat Ranch Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC). Cowboy Cat Ranch was registered with the USDA as a research facility (registration number 74-R-0224, ID no. 502147) during the time of the study (2018 – 2020). The research facility and the cats were inspected annually by the Cowboy Cat Ranch IACUC and the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
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: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.