Your Older Cat shows how to extend your cat's active years and explains the special health issues for an aging cat.
Safe preventive care for a long and healthy life
You probably feel that you know everything your cat needs—plenty of food, frequent naps, and lots of love! Cats heal quickly and take excellent care of themselves, but as they age, they do need owners to pay special attention to their health and behavior. Creating a balanced diet, encouraging regular exercise, and providing good health care will ensure that your cat enjoys every one of his nine lives.
Your Older Cat shows how to extend your cat's active years and explains the special health issues for an aging cat. Divided into five sections, this practical guide discusses:
HOW TO RECOGNIZE THE ONSET OF OLD AGE
READING YOUR CAT FOR SIGNS OF ILLNESS
BECOMING A PARTNER IN YOUR CAT'S HEALTH CARE—FROM VETERINARY CARE TO PET HEALTH INSURANCE
PREVENTION 101: TIPS ON DIET, GROOMING, NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS, AND EXERCISE
AFFORDABLE AND EFFECTIVE NATURAL TREATMENTS FOR AGING CATS, INCLUDING ACUPUNCTURE, MASSAGE, HERBS, AND HOMEOPATHY
Plus, readers will find handsome color photos, informative sidebars for quick reference, and an extensive resource section.
Susan Easterly is an award-winning pet writer and contributing editor to Cat Fancy magazine. She has contributed to five books on pet care and has written hundreds of pet articles. She lives in Newberg, Oregon, with her family and six pets, two of whom are older cats.