Healing Touch for Cats: The Proven Massage Program for Cats

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Distinguished veterinarian and animal psychologist Dr. Michael W. Fox shares his pioneering 6-step cat massage technique, which is not only a healing tool and healthcare measure, but also affirms the bond between you and your animal companion. Drawn from more than 30 years of experience, Dr. Fox provides an orientation to basic cat anatomy, physiology, and psychology, and then addresses, through easy-to-read ...

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Overview

Distinguished veterinarian and animal psychologist Dr. Michael W. Fox shares his pioneering 6-step cat massage technique, which is not only a healing tool and healthcare measure, but also affirms the bond between you and your animal companion. Drawn from more than 30 years of experience, Dr. Fox provides an orientation to basic cat anatomy, physiology, and psychology, and then addresses, through easy-to-read instructions and detailed illustrations and photos:

  • Why cats need massage
  • How to understand your cat's body language
  • How to develop a massage routine n How to diagnose illness with massage
  • How to keep your cat fit and healthy

This newly revised and updated volume is an essential guide for helping and healing our animal companions.

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Editorial Reviews

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"Fox's step-by-step approach and impressive animal expertise will encourage even the most skeptical readers to give the method a try." —American Libraries

"Its chapter on diagnostic massage is one of the most important I've seen written for the layman." —The ASPCA Report

"This sensible, compassionate approach to petcare is a must for all animal lovers." —Booklist

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781557045751
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 4/12/2004
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 493,809
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.25 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Michael W. Fox, well-known veterinarian and former vice president of the Humane Society of the United States, reaches millions of readers through the nationally syndicated newspaper column "Animal Doctor" with United Features, and is the author of more than 40 books on animal-related issues, including The Healing Touch for Cats, The New Animal Doctor's Answer Book, and Love Is a Happy Cat.

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Table of Contents

Introduction ix
1 The Healing Touch 1
2 Why Cats Need Massage 7
3 Preparing Yourself and Your Cat for Massage 17
4 A Mini-course in Anatomy 29
5 Understanding Your Cat's Body Language 47
6 The Massage Routine 55
7 Diagnostic Massage 81
8 Therapeutic Massage 93
9 Total Health Care for Cats 109
10 Natural Healing 121
11 The Healing Touch Revisited 129
Further Reading 138
Index 140
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 3, 2014

    Where is blizzardclan?

    A cat who wants to join blizzardclan?

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    Posted February 2, 2014

    To shimmertail

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    Posted February 3, 2014

    Lightning

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    Shimmerheart

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    To shimmertail

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    Fireclaw and Litghningeye

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    To Shimmertail:

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    Posted June 21, 2014

    Shimmertail

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