The Cornell Book of Cats: A Comprehensive and Authoritative Medical Reference for Every Cat and Kitten

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Villard, 1997 - Technology & Engineering - 465 pages
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The Cornell Book of Cats is an inexhaustible source of current medical information that covers the whole range of feline health, including how to understand, identify, and correct a cat's behavior problems: guidelines, for selecting a breed: nutrition, with instructions on how to properly feed a kitten or an adult cat, an obese cat, a sick cat, or an aging cat. There are also descriptions and photographs of forty-one breeds accepted by the leading national cat associations. In addition, The Cornell Book of Cats outlines first-aid measures that should be taken before an emergency trip to the veterinarian. Also, you'll find step-by-step instructions on in-home follow-up medical care.

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User Review  - jamessavik - LibraryThing

A non-trivial text that explores the biology of cats and their ailments in detail. This book would serve a veternarian well as a desk reference. It can give cat owners with a modicum of biological knowlege valuable insight into the care of their cat. Read full review

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User Review  - paulsikora - LibraryThing

This is the gold standard for caring for your cat in all ways. Read full review

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About the author (1997)

Mordecai Siegal is the author of more than thirty pet books, including the best-selling Cornell Book of Cats, the UC Davis Book of Dogs, and the UC Davis Book of Horses. He has written monthly pet columns for House Beautiful, Good Housekeeping, and the CFA Almanac. Mr. Siegal has had a caller-interview radio show, Vets and Pets, on WNYC. He is a founding member of the Cat Writers' Association and president emeritus of the Dog Writers' Association of America. Mr. Siegal resides in New York City.

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