I [heart] my cat! : the all-around guide to choosing, grooming, raising and caring for your feline friend / Woman's Day ; with photographs by Laura Moss.
- 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.
0 current holds with 2 total copies.
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- ISBN: 9781936297000
- ISBN: 1936297000 (sc)
- Physical Description: 96 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
- Publisher: New York, NY : Filipacchi Books, 2010.
On t.p. and cover [love] appears as a heart.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Part 1 -- Cats 101 -- Interesting animal facts: all about cats -- How to pick the purrfect kitten for your family -- What does a healthy cat or kitten look like? -- Adopting the perfect pet -- Essential pet supplies for new cat owners -- How to introduce a new cat into the household -- Does a nonallergenic cat exist? -- Playing with kitty: the best cat toys -- The top 10 most popular cat names -- All about cats' eyes, tongues and tails -- Spaying and neutering: for our pets and feral cats -- The top 3 most popular breeds: Maine coon, Siamese and ragdoll -- What are the best cat breeds for lovers of the exotic? -- Part 2 -- Cat behavior -- The ABCs of cat behavior -- 10 things to know about caring for kittens -- 10 things to know about caring for mature cats -- The finicky feline -- The scoop on litter training -- 5 benefits of all-natural pet supplies -- Pet mess cleanup guide -- How and why do cats purr? -- Kitty personalities: the social cat, the hunter, the loner, the mother, the alpha male, the scaredy cat -- Teaching kitty to scratch on her post -- Cat discipline: is there such a thing? -- How to stop a cat that "sprays" -- What's up with catnip -- Kneading and other baby behaviors -- Tips on living with multiple cats -- Living with both cats and dogs -- The best way to introduce your cat to your new baby -- Part 3 -- Cat health -- Pet health 101: kitten FAQS -- Pet care basics: first aid kit essentials for cats -- Warning signs your cat is sick -- Feline health facts -- All-natural treatments for minor pet health ailments -- Pet care basics: how to choose a veterinarian -- Do you need pet health insurance -- Why petting is good for your cat--and for you -- Cat nutrition: canned food or dry? -- The trend in feeding raw -- Indoor cat vs. outdoor cat -- Preventing urinary tract infections in male cats -- Preventing constipation and diarrhea -- Common plants that are poisonous to cats -- Cat vomiting: a sickness or a lifestyle? -- Pet care 101: grooming your cat from nails to tail -- Ridding kitty of fleas and parasites -- The best way to pill a cat -- One fat cat: cat obesity -- Cat dental health -- Summer pet safety guide -- Traveling with your pet: 5 essential pet health records -- While-you're-away pet care checklist.
This kitty care guidebook is packed with practical information about common and unusual breeds and tips on how to pick the purrfect kitten. There are articles on cat ailments and advice on choosing a vet, as well as suggestions for what first aid supplies to have on hand. Here you'll also find explanations for quirky cat behavior and learn how to communicate with your pet.
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