Feline companions and demography

  • Sergei V Jargin
  • South African Medical Journal, March 2013, Health and Medical Publishing Group
  • DOI: 10.7196/samj.6851

Photo by MIKHAIL VASILYEV on Unsplash

Photo by MIKHAIL VASILYEV on Unsplash

What is it about?

High fertility was propagated in the age of global conflicts and the Cold War to replenish military and manpower resources; while birth control and family planning have been obfuscated by conflicting national and international interests, because population growth has sometimes been regarded as a tool helping to achieve sovereignty and economic advance. The globalised mankind should not only eliminate the motives for high fertility, but also protect those who voluntarily abstain from participating in the procreative competition. Cats can help us in being not only companions but also surrogate children, grandchildren and loved ones, which is increasingly important in view of growing overpopulation and gender imbalance: http://www.bmj.com/content/359/bmj.j5558/rr Updates: Demographical Aspects of Environmental Damage and Climate Change https://www.researchgate.net/publication/279533880_Demographical_Aspects_of_Environmental_Damage_and_Climate_Change https://www.researchgate.net/publication/313216188_Re_Where_have_all_the_flowers_gone https://www.researchgate.net/publication/237002186_Feline_companions_and_demography https://www.researchgate.net/publication/38085034_Overpopulation_and_modern_ethics RUSSIAN: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/273058551_Perenaselenie_s_pozicij_medicinskoj_i_obsej_etiki https://www.researchgate.net/publication/312024567_Perenaselenie_i_regionalnye_konflikty

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