A-Z of Cat Health and First Aid is a practical veterinary guide for cat owners, compiled by experienced vet Andrew Gardiner.
– Over 200 common conditions explained
– Practical first aid and home nursing
– Up-to-date treatments and cat-friendly approaches
– Detailed cross-references to related problems
A-Z of Cat Health and First Aid clearly explains what the owner can do for their cat, working alongside the veterinary surgeon, to give their companion the best chance of a full and speedy recovery. There is detailed help for over 200 common cat illnesses, as well as advice in the event of accidents, for everything from coat contamination, high blood pressure and fleas to overgrown nails, spaying and urination problems.
Each illness is explained and details of first aid and nursing care that can be administered at home is clearly outlined, along with a full explanation of what treatment your vet might follow.
Andrew Gardiner is an experienced vet, and the ideal guide to the practical solutions that anyone can carry out at home to help keep their cat fit and well. Cats can seem as varied and complex as people, and modern veterinary medicine has a much improved knowledge of cats’ bodies, with very specific approaches to their health problems.
This revised and updated edition of A-Z of Cat Health and First Aid will inform and educate any cat owner how better to provide for their companion’s health.
Andrew Gardiner qualified in veterinary medicine from The University of Edinburgh. He has many years experience working in private practice, emergency clinics and for national animal welfare charities.
“Extensive, practical and easy-to-understand book gives solutions for the commonest cat health problems…An invaluable resource.”
Kennel and Cattery Management
“This book will be one that you reach for again and again, whenever you have any concerns over the health and wellbeing of your cat.”
“Want a book that answers all your kitty s health questions? This is the ideal guide for cat owners. It features practical advice for over 200 illnesses… The perfect book for understanding your cat s health.”
Your Cat Magazine
“A brilliant source of information… This book is a gem.”
“The ideal guide to the practical nursing and first aid that anyone can carry out at home to help their cat.”
Rescue & Animal Care
“A well laid out and easy to follow guide which would be of great use to any cat owner. Not only does it provide good descriptions of various ailments, the book also provides informative tips on the urgency of the condition and first aid advice, where applicable. At the end of many descriptions, direction to related or similar conditions is very useful…. An ideal publication for the cat-lover’s reference library.”
Inga McKellar, ‘The Pet Behaviourist’
“A-Z of Cat Health and First Aid by Andrew Gardiner is the kind of book that every veterinary practice should hand out to people when they register their cat(s) with them. [It] contains all the information you could ever possibly require.”
The Daily Mews
“Well-written and easy to read with both interesting facts and sensible advice… Every cat owner should have one on their shelf – it could mean the difference between life and death for their beloved pet.”
The Cat Doctor
“The ideal guide to the practical solutions that anyone can carry out at home to help keep their cat fit and well… Very detailed… one that every cat owner needs to have.”