Your Cat: Simple New Secrets to a Longer, Stronger Life
"Dr. Hodgkins's discussions are provocative, and disturbing, and the problems they identify will not be easy to rectify quickly. Nonetheless, they are long overdue."
---Alice Villalobos, president of the American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians and Director of the Animal Oncology Consultation Service, Woodland Hills (Torrance, CA) and Pawspice Care Clinic (Norwalk, CA)
In this controversial new book, dedicated veterinarian Elizabeth M. Hodgkins, D.V.M., Esq., raises the alarm regarding the serious flaws in the commercial diets we feed our cats and the nutritional diseases that result. Your Cat turns today's conventional wisdom of cat care on its head with completely new yet remarkably easy-to-follow guidelines for every cat owner.
The real problem with pet foodsParasites, vaccines, and litter-box trainingObesity and feline diabetesPreventative nutrition for the older catThe ten great myths of cat care
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 rampant deadly feline diseases like hyperthyroidism, asthma, skin allergies, and gum disease. She provides an explanation of the origin and thorough discussion of the very latest treatments. Illuminated by brief case histories from illness to health, this indispensable manual is one book that every modern cat owner must have on their shelf.
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Excellent book by renowned expert in Feline HealthUser Review - geoc55 - Overstock.com
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
Your CatUser Review - arizonamafia - Overstock.com
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