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.
A comprehensive and accessible manual of feline medicine and surgery, it explains the symptoms and treatment of every disease or injury that a cat owner is likely to encounter. Written in a straightforward manner by experts in their fields, the book contains detailed sections on anatomy and physiology; the organ systems (digestive, cardiovascular reproductive, urinary, nervous, endocrine, locomotor, ear/eye/nose, immune, blood and skin); infectious diseases (bacterial, viral, parasitic etc); and poisoning. Including chapters on nursing, first aid medicines, dentistry, nutrition and feeding as well as advice for new owners and sections on showing, breeding, insurance and behaviour. This book will become the standard work on feline health care.
Like having a trusted clinician with you in the exam room, the fully updated Sixth Edition of Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline continues to offer fast access to information in an easy-to-use format. Making it easy for you to find information when and where you need it, the book provides essential details on 846 diseases and conditions, with topics arranged alphabetically for quick searching. 379 top specialists have drawn on their expertise to deliver authoritative advice on managing conditions ranging from commonplace to rare. A companion website supplies 354 client education handouts for you to download, edit, and use in practice. This thoroughly updated new edition is an essential resource for veterinarians of any experience level, allowing you to study, diagnose, and treat dogs and cats more efficiently and effectively. Key features Provides fast access to key information on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and conditions in dogs and cats Covers 846 specific disorders, making it the most comprehensive quick-reference book on canine and feline medicine Carefully designed for fast searching and reference in the busy practice setting, giving you the confidence to make clinical decisions quickly and appropriately Presents contributions from 379 leading experts specializing in all areas of veterinary medicine Includes access to a companion website with 354 client education handouts for you to download and use in practice, plus images and video clips at www.fiveminutevet.com/canineandfeline
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.
Award Winning Book Keeps Your Aging Cat Loving Longer, Living Better! As cats age, elderly cats deserve and require special cat health care to prevent cat problems. COMPLETE CARE FOR YOUR AGING CAT explains how old do cats live, how old is a "senior cat," and old cats health and behavior changes. You'll find all the must know information about old cats, cats illness and cat symptoms, with veterinary advice for keeping your old cat healthy and treating your sick cat if necessary. Advances in veterinary medicine have nearly tripled the average cat life span. But mature cats have special needs and require additional emotional support, special cat nutrition help, and senior cat medical care. A longer life means old cats suffer age-related conditions such as cat kidney failure, kitty diabetes, and feline arthritis, all of which can be successfully managed with your loving assistance. Complete Care for Your Aging Cat contains the answers you need to care for your mature cat. Pet expert Amy Shojai explains: How to entice your older cat into getting more exercise What changes to expect as your cat ages--and which changes are natural and which are warning signs that should send you to the veterinarian Which pet-specific over-the-counter cat medications every owner should keep on hand How to use the L.O.V.E. Program to keep your cat loving longer and living better Tips on everything from choosing the right products and cat foods for your aging cat How to offer old cats nursing care at home for common old cat conditions Information about cat symptoms and feline treatments for cat kidney disease, hyperthyroidism in cats, cat urinary tract infection, cats and diabetes, blind cat, deaf cat, cat stroke, feline diarrhea, cat constipation, old cats not eating, litter box problems and more. Filled with heartwarming stories of successful senior citizen cats, the latest developments in treating feline illnesses in old cats, age-defying tips, and comprehensive reference material, this is the definitive guide to turning back the clock on aging--and keeping senior cats vital, happy, and active throughout their golden years. Amy Shojai is a certified animal behavior consultant, and appears on Animal Planet's CATS 101 and DOGS 101. She is the author of two-dozen award winning pet care books including COMPLETE CARE FOR YOUR AGING DOG, and is a columnist for cats.About.com, the Puppies Guide for puppies.About.com and hosts the popular CAT CRAZY radio show on RADIO PET LADY NETWORK.
Fourteen information-packed chapters begin with a question from a cat owner followed by Dr. Whiteley's answer. Interesting and insightful anecdotes about patients and clients will keep readers turning the pages of this guide. (Animals--Pets)
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.