Do you know what to do if your cat breaks his leg? How do you respond if your cat goes into shock, or is suddenly choking? What can you do to keep your cat safe? Learn how to distinguish a minor affliction from a true emergency and how to address the situation. Written by a veterinarian for the layman, First Aid for Cats will help you handle an emergency with the best advice for your cat's health and safety. This book contains detailed information on everything from how to assemble a first aid kit to how to give your cat CPR. First Aid for Cats includes a cross-referenced index in the back of the book for quick access to the problem at hand. Informative illustrations and photographs simplify the application of successful first aid.
About the Author
STEFANIE SCHWARTZ, DVM, has practiced veterinary medicine and served as a veterinary behavior consultant since 1984. Dr. Schwartz is Clinical Assistant Professor at Tufts University's School of Veterinary Medicine and is a consultant to the Animal Rescue League of Boston. She is the author of First Aid for Dogs: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet (Howell Book House, 1998) and the award-winning No More Myths (Howell Book House, 1996).
Table of ContentsPART ONE: Fundamentals of First Aid.
1. What Is First Aid?
2. Basics of First Aid.
PART TWO: Addressing Emergencies.
3. External Wounds.
4. Internal Problems.
5. Exposure and Other Environmental Injuries.
6. Head and Brain Problems.
7. Bone Injuries.
PART THREE: Beyond the Basics.