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Your cat's life : your complete guide to raising your pet from kitten to companion
Howl, Joanne.
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Publication Information:
Rocklin, CA : Prima Pets, [1999]

Physical Description:
x, 326 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
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Central Library SF447 .H69 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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As a caring cat owner, you want the best for your pet. But you may not know all the special steps you need to take to raise a happy, healthy cat. Your Cat's Life was written with one purpose in mind: to give you the most up-to-date information and guidance you need about the health, nutrition, training, and care of your cat. Written by a respected veterinarian, this book shows you how to give your feline friend the best life possible--whether you've just welcomed a new kitten into your family or adopted an older cat. Most important, you'll discover the indescribable joy of raising a cat from kitten to lifelong companion--the right way. Inside--what every cat owner wants to know: • Which cat is the right one for me? • How do I choose the best food for all stages of my cat's life? • Some people say that declawing a cat is cruel. Is this true? • How do I keep my cat from tearing the draperies and scratching the furniture? • Can I give my cat people food? • Should I have my cat spayed or neutered? • What can I do about litterbox problems? • Will my cat get along with my other pets? About the Author Joanne Howl, D.V.M., graduated with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1987 from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She is currently president of the Maryland Veterinary Medical Association and secretary/treasurer of the American Academy on Veterinary Disaster Medicine, and has been a member of the American Association of Feline Practitioners for over ten years. Dr. Howl's articles have appeared in magazines such as Cat Fancy and Tabbies, and she has contributed to several animal health books. She lives in West River, Maryland, and divides her time between family, small-animal medicine, writing, and the company of two dogs and six cats.

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