The Well Cat Book: The Classic Comprehensive Handbook of Cat Care (Paperback)

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Cats may seem mysterious, but this indispensable book takes the mystery out of caring for them. Dr. Terri McGinnis, a practicing veterinarian with over twenty years' experience, clearly reviews every aspect of cat care: anatomy, daily care, diagnostic medicine, medical emergencies, home medical care, as well as breeding and reproduction. The Well Cat Book is a comprehensive, easy-to-follow guide that answers the questions cat owners ask most often about cat care:

- How can I get my cat to stop scratching the furniture?
- What does body posture indicate about my cat's mood?
- What's the right diet for a kitten, a new mother, an older cat?
- What vaccinations does my cat need, and when?
- What does it mean if my cat is feverish, excessively thirsty, or having trouble breathing?
- If I have more than one cat, what are the precautions I need to take to protect their helath?
- How can I prevent or plan my cat's pregnancy?
- If my cat has an accident, what do I do?
- Which problems can I handle myself and when do I call a veterinarian?

With over 120 illustrations, a general index for rapid reference, and an invaluable index of signs of illness, The Well Cat Book gives cat owners the knowledge, skills, and confidence to raise a well cat.

About the Author


A graduate of the University of California in 1971, Dr. Terri McGinnis was employed for 10 years as a veterinarian before establishing her individual practice on the premises of VCA Albany Animal Hospital. She is the author of The Well Dog Book and The Well Cat Book.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780679770008
ISBN-10: 0679770003
Publisher: Random House
Publication Date: March 1st, 1996
Pages: 348
Language: English