New Study Links Cat Hormones and Gut Microbiomes to Their Social Behavior

New Study Links Cat Hormones and Gut Microbiomes to Their Social Behavior

A new study from researchers at Azabu University in Japan suggests that house cats’ gut microbiomes and hormones like cortisol, oxytocin and testosterone may explain why some felines get along well with each other and others are more aloof.

Go to full article: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/new-study-links-cat-hormones-and-gut-microbiomes-to-their-social-behavior-180980505/

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