Cat Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook, Fully Revised and Updated

Cat Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook, Fully Revised and Updated

The classic bestseller--expanded and updated ... more

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  • ISBN 9781630262969
  • Imprint Howell Book House
  • Category Pets

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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.

DEBRA M. ELDREDGE, DVM, graduated from the New York State College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell and was the first recipient of Cornell’s Gentle Doctor Award, given for patient care. She has...more

LIISA D. CARLSON, DVM, received her veterinary medical degree from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine and was a member of the Veterinary Honor Society, Phi Zeta. In 1988, Dr....more

JAMES M. GIFFIN graduated from Amherst College and received his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine. After years of private surgery practice in Missouri and Colorado, Dr. Giffin...more