Understanding Your Cat

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-What makes cats purr?

-Is declawing the safest and most humane way to save your furniture?

-How can you make your animal companion an ideal house guest?

Prominent veterinarian and animal behavior expert Dr. Michael W. Fox answers these questions and many more in this practical and informative guided to owning and caring for your feline companion. Unveiling the mysteries of the feline world, he analyzes every aspect of the cat, from the nest instincts in newborn kittens to the psychological and emotional impact ...

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Overview

-What makes cats purr?

-Is declawing the safest and most humane way to save your furniture?

-How can you make your animal companion an ideal house guest?

Prominent veterinarian and animal behavior expert Dr. Michael W. Fox answers these questions and many more in this practical and informative guided to owning and caring for your feline companion. Unveiling the mysteries of the feline world, he analyzes every aspect of the cat, from the nest instincts in newborn kittens to the psychological and emotional impact of neutering and declawing adolescent cats.

Understanding Your Cat is an imaginative and thoroughly knowledgeable approach to choosing and training your cat.

Prominent veterinarian and animal behavior expert Michael Fox answers questions from "What makes cats purr?" to "Is declawing the safest and most humane way to save the furniture?" Practical and informative, the guide unveils the mysteries of the feline world. Photographs throughout.

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Fox (veterinarian and animal behavior expert) answers questions about cat health, diet, safety, and psychological well-being in this revised and updated edition. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780312071073
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • Publication date: 3/15/1992
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 5.52 (w) x 8.26 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Michael W. Fox, who holds a veterinary degree and a doctorate of psychology from London University, is the author of Understanding Your Dog. He writes a monthly column on pet care for McCall's, and his syndicated "Animal Doctor" column runs nationally. He lectures widely and is the Vice President of The Human Society of the United States in Washington.

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