The Purina Encyclopedia of Cat CareBook - 1998 | 1st ed
Nearly four million households in America keep at least one cat. Now, from the name you've trusted for at least nine lives comes the definitive reference for finding, keeping, and maintaining a healthy, happy pet. The Purina (TM) Encyclopedia of Cat Care is designed to answer all your questions. How do I choose the right cat? What preventive care should I give? Why do cats act the way they do, and what behaviors indicate illness? And perhaps most important, what should I do in an emergency situation? Inside you'll find: An alphabetical, A to Z listing, with 200 entries covering everything from abscesses and hairballs to whiskers and zoonosis Boxed charts that list symptoms for a particular condition, the corresponding home care, the comparative vet treatments, and preventative advice A beautiful color "photo albumof forty-one feline breeds with detailed descriptions of each A symptoms/conditions table that helps you identify what ailment might be bothering your cat A comprehensive, easy-to-use index makes quick reference a snap Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of national cat organizations, including animal welfare and information services, veterinary resources, and feline research foundations And much more! Accessible, yet comprehensive, The Purina Encyclopedia of Cat Care can be used with ease and trust. And doesn't your cat deserve the very best?
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, c1998
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: 636.8 Sh73p
Characteristics: xii, 463 p.,  p. of plates : ill. (some col.), map ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: Encyclopedia of cat care