Your Cat: Simple New Secrets to a Longer, Stronger Life

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Macmillan, Oct 14, 2008 - Pets - 304 pages

In this controversial new book, dedicated veterinarian Elizabeth M. Hodgkins, D.V.M., Esq. raises the alarm regarding the dry food we feed our cats and the nutritional diseases that result. Your Cat: Simple New Secrets to a Longer, Stronger Life turns today's conventional wisdom of cat care on its head with completely new, yet remarkably easy-to-follow guidelines for every cat owner.

From kitten-rearing to the adult cat's middle years to caring for the geriatric cat, Dr. Hodgkins explores the full spectrum of proper cat care, as well as the many deadly feline diseases that are rampant. This indispensible manual belongs on every modern cat owner's shelf.


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Excellent book by renowned expert in Feline Health

User Review  - geoc55 -

Dr. Elizabeth Hodgkins really knows her stuff! This is an excellent guide to the proper care and feeding of Cats. A thorough explanation is given as to how you can avoid many common ailments by feeding a speciesappropriate diet. I learned a lot from this book and highly recommend it! Read full review

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User Review  - arizonamafia -

Heard the author interviewed on NPR Calling All Pets. She brought up some interesting facts about cats and the proper food and care and this book was given as a Christmas gift to my daughter who has ... Read full review


Title Page
The Predator Among
The Life of Todays Cats
TheRealProblem with Commercial Pet Foods
A New Cat in the House
What to Feed What to Feed?
Does Your Kitten Have Parasites?
Can My Kitten Get a Cold or the Flu?
Which Vaccines and When?
Should I Spay or Neuter My Kitten?
Help My Kitten Is Clawing the Furniture
Your Cats an AdultWhat to Feed It Now?
The Annual Health CheckupDos

FIPAn Enigma Wrapped in a Riddle

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About the author (2008)

A successful veterinarian of 28 years, Elizabeth M. Hodgkins, D.V.M., Esq. provides consulting services for veterinary companies. She formerly served as Director of Technical Affairs at Hills Pet Nutrition, the largest proprietary pet food manufacturer in the world.

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