Maine Coon Cats: Everything about Purchase, Care, Nutrition, Reproduction, Diseases, and Behavior

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Barron's Educational Series, 1995 - Pets - 110 pages
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This very large and very friendly feline breed is described in words, dozens of color photos, and informative line drawings. Cat fanciers get information on breeding, feeding, health care, and much more.
 

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Maine Coon Cat

User Review  - terrywhalen - Overstock.com

This book is very informative if......................you are in the very beginning stage of looking for a Coon Cat.We obtained one from a rescue team and he is about 8 months old. We were looking for informationregarding on going care likes dislikes aging process. This book offers none of that. Read full review

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This is a good book about Maine Coon cats and cats in general. I learned some things as a new cat person. Read full review

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Contents

Understanding Your Maine Coon Cat
6
The Practical Cat
7
MCBFA Standard
10
Big but Not Gargantuan
11
Selecting the Perfect Companion
14
Where to Acquire
16
Cost
23
Choosing the Kitten
24
Fighting and Roaming
64
Nutrition and Feeding
66
Choosing a Diet for a Healthy Cat
69
Feeding Recommendations
71
Reproduction and Pregnancy
77
Sexing Cats
78
Courtship and Mating
79
Gestation and Delivery
80

Introducing a New Kitten or Cat
26
Maine Coon Cats and Other Pets
27
Supplies
30
Grooming Needs
34
Beds
38
Cat Carriers
39
Health Records
41
Basic Care
43
Going Outside
44
Moving to a New Neighborhood
45
Grooming
46
Bathing
48
Nail Trimming
49
Controlling Fleas
50
A Word About Declawing
52
Traveling with Your Maine Coon Cat
56
Ground Travel
57
Other Travel Supplies
58
Alternatives to Traveling with Your Maine Coon
59
Behavior and Training
60
Urine Spraying
61
Scratching the Furniture
62
Scat Cat
63
Problems with Pregnancy and Delivery
81
Newborn Care
82
In Sickness and in Health
84
Serologic Testing
85
Intestinal Parasite Control
86
Neutering
87
Is Your Maine Coon Cat Sick?
88
Dental Care
89
Major Infectious Diseases of Cats
90
Miscellaneous Diseases
93
The Circulatory and Respiratory Systems
94
The Eyes and Ears
95
Basic Nursing Care
96
The Digestive System
98
The Urinary System
100
The Endocrine System
101
Affecting More Than One Body System
103
Considering Euthanasia
104
Glossary
106
Useful Addresses and Literature
108
Index
109
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Daly practices small animal medicine and surgery.

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