TABLE 3Summarized Proposals of Cage Space Requirements for Cats

Floor (m2)Shelves (m2)Height (m)
Minimum for one adult cat1.50.52
For each additional cat add…0.750.25Not applicable

From: Assessment of Animal Housing Needs in the Research Setting Using a Peer-reviewed Literature Approach: Dogs and Cats

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The Development of Science-based Guidelines for Laboratory Animal Care: Proceedings of the November 2003 International Workshop.
National Research Council (US) Institute for Laboratory Animal Research.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2004.
Copyright © 2004, National Academy of Sciences.

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