Healing Touch for Cats: The Proven Massage Program for Cats

Healing Touch for Cats: The Proven Massage Program for Cats

by Michael W. Fox


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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 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781557045751
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 03/04/2004
Edition description: REV
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.40(d)

About 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.

Table of Contents

1The Healing Touch1
2Why Cats Need Massage7
3Preparing Yourself and Your Cat for Massage17
4A Mini-course in Anatomy29
5Understanding Your Cat's Body Language47
6The Massage Routine55
7Diagnostic Massage81
8Therapeutic Massage93
9Total Health Care for Cats109
10Natural Healing121
11The Healing Touch Revisited129
Further Reading138

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