Senior Cats

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Of the estimated 90 million cats living in households across the U.S., approximately 40% are seniors. This expertly written guide reveals how to recognize the signs and effects of aging and includes information on special nutritional and grooming needs, housing and lifestyle adjustments, and managing age-related health and behavior changes. T.F.H. has teamed up with Animal Planetâ„¢ the only television network devoted to the unique bonds between humans and animals, to present an exciting new series of ...
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Of the estimated 90 million cats living in households across the U.S., approximately 40% are seniors. This expertly written guide reveals how to recognize the signs and effects of aging and includes information on special nutritional and grooming needs, housing and lifestyle adjustments, and managing age-related health and behavior changes. T.F.H. has teamed up with Animal Planetâ„¢ the only television network devoted to the unique bonds between humans and animals, to present an exciting new series of family-friendly, comprehensive guides to superior pet care. Each book features newly written text from animal experts on a variety of topics, including feeding, housing, grooming, training, health care, and fun activities. Useful tip boxes in each chapter show every member of the household how to make the most out of owning a pet.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780793837816
  • Publisher: TFH Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/1/2007
  • Series: Animal Planet Pet Care Series
  • Pages: 112
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 7.94 (h) x 0.60 (d)
  • These items ship to U.S. and Canadian addresses only.

Meet the Author

Sheila Webster Boneham, Ph.D., is an award-winning writer and animal lover. She lives in Indiana with her husband and furry friends.
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Table of Contents


A Special Time of Life     5
When Is Your Cat a Senior?
Signs of Aging
Your Senior Cat's Social Life
The Well-Fed Senior Cat     17
Nutrients for a Balanced Feline Diet
Commercial Cat Foods
Homemade Cat Foods
Free Feeding Versus Scheduled Feeding
Fat Cats
Finicky Eaters
Special Diets for Special Cats
The Well-Groomed Senior Cat     33
Coat and Skin Care
Nail Care
Ear Care
Dental Care
Routine Health Care     47
The Right Veterinarian
Routine Geriatric Examinations
Vaccinations
Parasites and Your Senior Cat
Alternative Therapies
Managing Age-Related Changes     65
Gastrointestinal Changes
Changes in Skin, Coat, and Claws
Arthritis and Muscular Changes
Changes in Your Cat's Heart, Lungs, Kidney, and Liver
Glandular Changes
Can You Hear Me Now?
Eye and Vision Changes
Cancer
Managing Age-Related Behavior Changes     79
The Twin Fountains of Youth: Play and Exercise
How to Deal With Unwanted Behaviors
A Fond Farewell     95
The Hardest Decision
Dealing With Your Loss
Surviving Pets and Loss
New Beginnings
Resources     104
Index     108
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