Is My Cat OK?: How to Know... When Your Cat Won't Say

Is My Cat OK?: How to Know... When Your Cat Won't Say

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by Jeff Nichols, Jeff Nichol
     
 

Jeff Nichol, D.V.M. helps to alleviate both the needless worry and unnecessary expenses that surround pet care.
It is hard to deny the truly important place pets play in our lives. They are our companions, our friends, and, often inadvertently, our sounding boards. The thousands of Web sites devoted to pet appreciation, care, and merchandise confirm the growing… See more details below

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Jeff Nichol, D.V.M. helps to alleviate both the needless worry and unnecessary expenses that surround pet care.
It is hard to deny the truly important place pets play in our lives. They are our companions, our friends, and, often inadvertently, our sounding boards. The thousands of Web sites devoted to pet appreciation, care, and merchandise confirm the growing number of pet owners and the power pets hold over them. When it comes to our pets' health and well—being, there's little we won't do—but the financial and emotional cost can be high.
In unique Q&A formats arranged alphabetically by topic, these easy—to—use books offer practical and authoritative answers to the most common questions pet lovers have about taking care of their animals. Written by a "country vet" in a warm, humorous, and conversational style, both books are invaluable references that focus not only on health issues, but also on getting along with pets and keeping them happy. Including everything from listings of ailments with explanations of symptoms and causes to information on common behavioral problems and how to remedy them, Dr. Nichol offers the kind of knowledgeable, comforting advice that makes pet ownership the rewarding experience it should be. He even provides a section on basic first aid every pet owner should know.
Perfect for both new and experienced pet owners, these references will give readers the peace of mind that comes with consulting a trusted vet, without the anxiety of costly consultation.
Is My Cat Okay?
Beginning with essential information on how to introduce a new cat to your household, choosing a vet, and the eleven cardinal rules to cat ownership, this comprehensive reference goes on to provide an extensive A—Z listing of health conditions and how to treat them. From dry sores, obesity, and skunk odor to thyroid tumors and vomiting, the answers are all here.

Author Biography: Jeff Nichol, D.V.M. has a long—running column in the Albuquerque Journal and is in his fourth year of giving on—line advice on the Pets: Part of the Family website (www.petspartofthefamily.com). He is hospital director of the Adobe Animal Medical Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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ISBN-13:
9780735202771
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Press
Publication date:
07/31/2001
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.71(d)

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