Veterinary Advice For Cat Owners is a comprehensive guide to feline health and illness, Written by well - respected vet and author Trevor Turner, Bvet Med, MRCVS, Veterinary Advice for Cat Owners is a book no cat lover can afford to be without.
Celeste Yarnall’s time-tested natural and holistic expertise gives cat owners insight into natural alternatives in food, medication, alternative therapies, and healing practices, improving the lives of feline friends and well as their caregivers. With Dr. Jean Hofve, the esteemed holistic veterinarian, she explores nutrition as preventative medicine, vitamin and mineral supplements, herbal remedies, homeopathic treatments, and groundbreaking anti-aging modalities never before published in a pet care guide. The Complete Guide to Holistic Cat Care also includes a complete bibliography and a list of suppliers of holistic remedies and services. As with all other pet health guides, it is a comprehensive resource intended to complement veterinary care, not replace it.
Author: Michael S. Garvey, D.V.M.
Release Date: 2010-05-26
The experts reveal how to interpret and understand your cat's symptoms and what steps to take to ensure its health. This comprehensive and practical book is designed to assist cat owners in understanding their pets' bodies and health based on signs and symptoms of disease, and in determining the most common medical problems that might cause particular symptoms. Adopting the "decision chart" format from popular symptom guides for human ailments, such as the American Medical Association's Guide to Your Family's Symptoms and Take Care of Yourself, five leading veterinarians have designed a user-friendly chart system that will guide a pet owner from noting the symptom and observing the cat's behavior to understanding the associated signs of an illness, the possible conditions, and the best steps to take. Filled with more than 150 charts in an easy-to-follow two-color format and medical drawings, The Veterinarians' Guide to Your Cat's Symptoms is the indispensable reference for cat owners. It not only considers the problems of sick and injured pets, but also addresses the needs of healthy animals. It has all the information a cat owner needs: ¸ What a healthy cat should look like ¸ Flow charts to the 200 most common symptoms ¸ Behavioral issues, such as spraying and clawing ¸ Emergency first aid, including transporting an injured cat ¸ A glossary of veterinary diagnostic tests and medical terms With this unique combination of medical information and advice, plus an innovative chart system, The Veterinarians' Guide to Your Cat's Symptoms will ensure that your cat really does have nine lives. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Author: Debra M. Eldredge, DVM
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2008-01-07
The classic bestseller--expanded and updated For years, many veterinary treatments for cats were based on research conducted with dogs because it was wrongly assumed that cats were very similar. Recently, there have been giant strides in feline veterinary research. This classic reference is fully updated and revised to reflect these advances and gives you the most up-to-date guidance on cat health and cat care. It includes: An index of signs and symptoms to help you find information fast Clearly written, step-by-step directions for handling common feline ailments and problems Hundreds of photos, drawings, and tables that illustrate what to look for and how to provide the best care for your cats All new anatomical drawings and diagrams New information on genetics, geriatrics, drug sensitivities, raw diets, arthritis medications, dental disease, and more Information on supplements, nutraceuticals, and holistic treatments that have proven beneficial Interesting findings on cat behavior Whether you have a kitten or a senior cat, this resource helps you quickly identify potential problems, take proper steps in emergency situations, better understand diagnoses and treatment options, and communicate more effectively with your veterinarian. This is the hands-on reference you'll trust again and again.
The 'Caring for a cat' series is a selection of titles which each focus on a common feline condition. Over 3000 copies sold worldwide. Caring for a blind cat has been written as an ideal information source and support tool for cat owners whose cats are visually impaired or blind. It is also helpful to owners of cats with eye problems that may lead to vision problems blindness and would be perfect for a person thinking of re-homing a blind or disabled cat. The book is also designed to be a resource for student vets, veterinary nurses and technicians. The science and emotional aspects of dealing with a diagnosis of blindness are dealt with and the causes and treatments of eye conditions are discussed. The book has practical advice on how to modify the home and garden for blind cats. Case studies are included to show how well blind cats can cope with their disability and Caring for a Blind Cat gives lots of advice to improve the quality of life of your visually impaired cat.
Author: David G. Wellock
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Release Date: 2013-04-11
If cats and dogs could write an instruction manual for their humans, Health and Nutrition for Dogs and Cats would be the result. This book sets out guidelines for feeding your pet, helps explain factors that contribute to a good (or bad) diet, and the ways in which people can help their dogs or cats maintain good overall health.
Author: Marion Nestle
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2010-05-11
Human nutrition expert and author of the critically acclaimed What to Eat, Marion Nestle, Ph.D., M.P.H., has joined forces with Malden C. Nesheim, Ph.D., a Cornell animal nutrition expert, to write Feed Your Pet Right, the first complete, research-based guide to selecting the best, most healthful foods for your cat or dog. Human nutrition expert and author of the critically acclaimed What to Eat, Marion Nestle, Ph.D., M.P.H., has joined forces with Malden C. Nesheim, Ph.D., a Cornell animal nutrition expert, to write Feed Your Pet Right, the first complete, research-based guide to selecting the best, most healthful foods for your cat or dog. A comprehensive and objective look at the science behind pet food, it tells a fascinating story while evaluating the range of products available and examining the booming pet food industry and its marketing practices. Drs. Nestle and Nesheim also present the results of their unique research into this sometimes secretive industry. Through conversations with pet food manufacturers and firsthand observations, they reveal how some companies have refused to answer questions or permit visits. The authors also analyze food products, basic ingredients, sources of ingredients, and the optimal ways to feed companion animals. In this engaging narrative, they explain how ethical considerations affect pet food research and product development, how pet foods are regulated, and how companies influence veterinary training and advice. They conclude with specific recommendations for pet owners, the pet food industry, and regulators. A road map to the most nutritious diets for cats and dogs, Feed Your Pet Right is sure to be a reference classic to which all pet owners will turn for years to come.
Author: Amy D. Shojai
Publisher: *Howell Book House
Release Date: 1996-04-04
An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet is the series to turn to when you want a basic reference that's reliable, up-to-date, and complete. These guides feature: Expert authors, plus renowned guest contributors on specialized topics Full-color photos throughout Basic information on the breed, species, or topic Complete coverage of care, health, grooming, training, and more Tips and techniques to make life with a pet more rewarding
Author: Susan Easterly
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2010-05-11
Your Older Cat shows how to extend your cat's active years and explains the special health issues for an aging cat. Safe preventive care for a long and healthy life You probably feel that you know everything your cat needs—plenty of food, frequent naps, and lots of love! Cats heal quickly and take excellent care of themselves, but as they age, they do need owners to pay special attention to their health and behavior. Creating a balanced diet, encouraging regular exercise, and providing good health care will ensure that your cat enjoys every one of his nine lives. Your Older Cat shows how to extend your cat's active years and explains the special health issues for an aging cat. Divided into five sections, this practical guide discusses: HOW TO RECOGNIZE THE ONSET OF OLD AGE READING YOUR CAT FOR SIGNS OF ILLNESS BECOMING A PARTNER IN YOUR CAT'S HEALTH CARE—FROM VETERINARY CARE TO PET HEALTH INSURANCE PREVENTION 101: TIPS ON DIET, GROOMING, NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS, AND EXERCISE AFFORDABLE AND EFFECTIVE NATURAL TREATMENTS FOR AGING CATS, INCLUDING ACUPUNCTURE, MASSAGE, HERBS, AND HOMEOPATHY Plus, readers will find handsome color photos, informative sidebars for quick reference, and an extensive resource section.
Author: Debra M. Eldredge, DVM
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2010-05-27
The classic bestseller—expanded and updated The guide dog lovers have relied on for more than twenty-seven years, this handbook has been extensively revised to include the latest information on everything from canine healthcare to nutrition to holistic treatments. Dog Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook, Fourth Edition, is the definitive guide for every dog owner. It puts vital information at your fingertips, with: An index of signs and symptoms to help you find information fast Clearly written, step-by-step directions for handling common canine ailments and problems A chapter on emergencies that explains what to do immediately for shock, broken bones, burns, dehydration, heat stroke, poisoning, insect stings and bites, wounds, and more Hundreds of photos and drawings that illustrate what to look for and what to do to provide the best care for your dog A glossary of terms With this guide, you'll know when to rush your pet to the vet and when you can begin treatment at home. You'll communicate more effectively with your vet. You'll have the latest information on every aspect of your dog's medical care when you need it. This is the hands-on reference you'll trust again and again.
This comprehensive cat care guide from the star of the hit Animal Planet show "My Cat from Hell," Jackson Galaxy, shows us how to eliminate feline behavioral problems by understanding cats' instinctive behavior. Cat Mojo is the confidence that cats exhibit when they are at ease in their environment and in touch with their natural instincts--to hunt, catch, kill, eat, groom, and sleep. Problems such as litter box avoidance and aggression arise when cats lack this confidence. Jackson Galaxy's number one piece of advice to his clients is to help their cats harness their mojo. This book is his most comprehensive guide yet to cat behavior and basic cat care, rooted in understanding cats better. From getting kittens off to the right start socially, to taking care of cats in their senior years, and everything in between, this book addresses the head-to-toe physical and emotional needs of cats--whether related to grooming, nutrition, play, or stress-free trips to the vet.