Guide to a Healthy CatAuthor: Elaine Wexler-Mitchell
Publisher: Wiley Publishing, Inc.
Publish date: December 2003
Authoritative, easy-to-follow guidance in giving your cat the best possible care Written by the former president of the Academy of Feline Medicine and the proprietor of a feline-only veterinary clinic, Guide to a Healthy Cat is the definitive guide to feline well-being. Dr. Elaine Wexler-Mitchell provides the most up-to-date information about cat health, including vaccine recommendations, new therapeutic diets, and the latest treatments for kidney disease. You?ll find everything you need to know about raising a kitten, feeding the finicky feline, grooming for good health, caring for a senior cat, and keeping peace in a multi-cat home. From the scoop on litter boxes to the keys to feline mental health, this user-friendly guide is packed with plain-English explanations and advice to help keep your cat healthy, including: A thorough discussion of feline disease?how to combat it and manage it The latest on proper nutrition and the best foods for your cat Sensible, practical advice on keeping your cat safe from household dangers Chapters on how to tell if your cat is sick and whether it?s an emergency; what the most common veterinary diagnostic tests are and what the results mean; and what items in your medicine cabinet are safe to give to your cat?and which ones are not Information on what you can catch from your cat and how to control allergies to cats The latest developments in keeping cats flea-free A glossary of veterinary and cat terms Guide to a Healthy Cat gives you all the knowledge and tools you need to understand your cat and his or her health needs?and provide the best care.