A-Z of Cat Health and First Aid: A Practical Guide for Owners, 2nd Edition
Andrew Gardiner April 2015
Andrew Gardiner is an experienced vet and the ideal guide to the practical solutions that anyone can carry out at home to help keep their cat fit and well. Cats can seem as varied and complex as people, and modern veterinary medicine has a much improved knowledge of cats bodies, with very specific approaches to their health problems. This revised and updated guide will inform and educate any cat owner how better to provide for their companion s health. A Z of Cat Health and First Aid clearly explains what the owner can do for their cat, working alongside the veterinary surgeon, to give their companion the best chance of a full and speedy recovery. It contains a great deal of practical and useful information on everyday cat care. Over 200 common conditions fully explained Detailed cross-references to related problems Up-to-date treatments and cat-friendly approaches There is detailed help for over 200 common cat illnesses, as well as advice in the event of accidents, for everything from coat contamination, high blood pressure and fleas to overgrown nails, spaying and urination problems. Each illness is explained and details of first aid and nursing care that can be administered at home is clearly outlined, along with a full explanation of what treatment your vet might follow.
Presented in an easy-to-follow alphabetical format, extensively illustrated with photographs, written without jargon, and with all conditions usefully cross-referenced, A–Z of Cat Health and First Aid is the definitive guide for feline first aid and home nursing. Author Andrew Gardiner provides specialist knowledge and specific approaches that are tailored to the needs of cats, including background information needed to understand the causes of any problem, their urgency, and an outline of the treatment approach likely to be used by the vet. A complete reference to common cat health problems and conditions, this is the only book cat owners need when looking for information on practical first aid and complementary treatments.