Cat Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook, Third Edition by Debra M. Eldredge;

By Debra M. Eldredge;

For years, many veterinary remedies for cats have been according to study performed with canine since it was once wrongly assumed that cats have been very related. lately, there were sizeable strides in tom cat veterinary examine. This vintage reference is absolutely up to date and revised to mirror those advances and offers you the main up to date assistance on cat healthiness and cat care. It comprises:

  • An index of symptoms that will help you locate info quick
  • Clearly written, step by step instructions for dealing with universal pussycat illnesses and difficulties
  • Hundreds of images, drawings, and tables that illustrate what to appear for and the way to supply the easiest take care of your cats
  • All new anatomical drawings and diagrams
  • New details on genetics, geriatrics, drug sensitivities, uncooked diets, arthritis medicinal drugs, dental affliction, and extra
  • Information on vitamins, nutraceuticals, and holistic remedies that experience confirmed precious
  • Interesting findings on cat behavior

Whether you've a kitten or a senior cat, this source is helping you quick establish strength difficulties, take right steps in emergency occasions, greater comprehend diagnoses and healing procedures, and speak extra successfully along with your veterinarian. this can be the hands-on reference you will belief time and again.

Chapter 1 Emergencies (pages 1–55):
Chapter 2 Gastrointestinal Parasites (pages 56–70):
Chapter three Infectious ailments (pages 71–112):
Chapter four the surface and Coat (pages 113–167):
Chapter five The Eyes (pages 168–202):
Chapter 6 The Ears (pages 203–219):
Chapter 7 The nostril (pages 220–229):
Chapter eight The Mouth and Throat (pages 230–257):
Chapter nine The Digestive procedure (pages 258–295):
Chapter 10 The respiration approach (pages 296–309):
Chapter eleven The Circulatory procedure (pages 310–328):
Chapter 12 The fearful process (pages 329–348):
Chapter thirteen The Musculoskeletal approach (pages 349–369):
Chapter 14 The Urinary method (pages 370–397):
Chapter 15 intercourse and copy (pages 398–429):
Chapter sixteen being pregnant and Kittening (pages 430–451):
Chapter 17 Pediatrics (pages 452–490):
Chapter 18 meals (pages 491–512):
Chapter 19 Tumors and Cancers (pages 513–531):
Chapter 20 Geriatrics (pages 532–544):
Chapter 21 medicines (pages 545–562):

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Press the inside of your elbow and forearm against the cat’s side, holding him firmly against your body. If the cat is frightened or in pain, take precautions to avoid injury. Lift the cat at once from behind by the nape of the neck, support his body underneath, and lower him into a cat carrier or a cloth bag such as a pillowcase. The material must not be airtight, or the cat will smother. If you have a blanket or towel, throwing this over the cat and then scooping him up often works well. Make sure the cat can breathe.

If the cat has a pneumothorax, an open wound into the chest (which you can determine if you hear air sucking in and out as the cat breathes), seal off the chest by pinching the skin together over the wound. Maintain this seal with a bandage wrapped around the chest or a gauze pad held firmly against the chest wound while transporting the cat to the veterinarian. For drowning, first you want to remove as much water as possible from the lungs. Hold the cat upside down by placing your hands around his lower abdomen, and gently swing the cat back and forth for 30 seconds while supporting the head.

A cat with a possible back injury should be carried on a piece of stiff cardboard or small wooden board or stretcher. Masking tape can be stretched over the cat to hold him on the stretcher or a blanket can be wrapped around the stretcher and cat to hold him securely. EMERGENCIES • 9 If you can safely handle the injured cat, hold him firmly against your body with his rear feet pressed out behind. Cover his eyes and ears with your other hand to help calm him. This carrier loads from the top or the side.

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