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:
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.
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The most comprehensive, essential reference for every cat owner, this easy-to-use, authoritative guide provides the vital information you need to take good care of your cat in all types of situations and in all ages and stages of her life. This fully revised and updated Third Edition covers common feline problems and ailments in language you can understand. It includes current information on:
Flea, tick, and heartworm preventives
Nutrition and understanding cat food labels
Newly recognized heart, muscle, and dental diseases
Lower urinary tract disease, hip dysplasia, calicivirus, and many other conditions
New drugs and surgical techniques
Therapies using supplements, nutraceuticals, and holistic modalities
Debra M. Eldredge, DVM, has won writing awards from both the Dog Writers Association of America and the Cat Writers' Association. Dr. Eldredge has practiced for more than twenty-five years at a small animal clinic. She has written articles for Catnip, Cats USA, and Cat Fancy.
Liisa D. Carlson, DVM, runs Carlson Pet Hospital, which was started by her late father, Delbert G. Carlson. She contributed extensively to the previous edition of this reference.
The late James M. Giffin, MD, coauthored all previous editions of this guide.
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