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Stray cats management in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Yong, Pei Chei (2015) Stray cats management in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Geoinformation and Real Estate.

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Abstract

The population of stray cats is increased in the worldwide. Stray cat’s management is a highly debated topic nowadays. The approach of manage the stray cats are always controversy to determine the option which is most practical, effective and humane to be implement. University Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai is having the same issues of the rising number of stray cats population that faced by the worldwide in the recent year. The increased number of stray cats not only brings public nuisance and sanitation problems to UTM, it has affected the image as a higher education center. Therefore, the management of UTM are attempted to have an approach for manage the stray cats issue in the campus and humanely implement rather than just pets control. This research was carried out to determine the approach for managing stray cats in UTM. The research has been done by using questionnaires survey. The criteria and approach for constructed the questionnaire has been identify through Literature Review. There are (4) criterion has been identified which is Social Acceptability, Animal Welfare, Effectiveness, Legal Compliance. The (6) approach for manage stray cats are Kill-on-Site, Trap and Euthanize, Feeding Station, Animal Shelter, Trap, Remove and Relocation and Trap, Neuter and Release(TNR). The data are analyzed by the Frequency calculation and Critically Index. The result shown that to establish an Animal Shelter are the first ranked approach and most preferred for manage the stray cats in the campus that fulfill most of the criteria. Followed by second and third approach that is fulfills most of the criteria and preferred by the community in UTM which is Trap, remove and relocation, and provide a Feeding station. This study is giving a suggestion and provides information to management of UTM about the method for managing stray cats.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Sarjana Pengurusan Aset dan Fasiliti)) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia; Supervisor : Dr. Izran Sarrazin Mohammad
Uncontrolled Keywords:trap, neuter and release(TNR), management
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions:Geoinformation and Real Estate
ID Code:53881
Deposited By: Fazli Masari
Deposited On:06 Apr 2016 08:32
Last Modified:07 Oct 2020 16:37

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