THE PERFECT CAT BOOK! More than 86 million pet cats today are kept in forty-five million U.S. households. Now, from one of the most trusted cat care authors of thelast twenty-five years comes the definitive reference for adopting, keeping, and maintaining a healthy, happy cat. CAT FACTS: The Pet Parent’s A-to-Z Home Care Encyclopedia is designed to answer all your questions. How do I choose the right cat? What holistic help and preventive care should I give? Why do cats act the way they do, and what cat behavior indicates illness? What constitutes an emergency, and how/when can I safely treat my cat with home care and first aid? Inside you’ll find: An alphabetical A-to-Z listing, with more than 200 entries, covering everything from abscesses and hairballs to whiskers and zoonosis Charts that list symptoms for a particular condition, the corresponding home care or first aid, the comparative veterinarian and holistic treatments, and preventive advice A symptoms/conditions table that helps you identify what ailments might be bothering your cat Breed-At-A-Glance chart to compare personality, looks, care challenges and other issues when choosing your pedigreed cat A comprehensive, easy-to-use index that makes quick reference a snap Contact information for dozens of cat organizations and veterinary resources Accessible, yet comprehensive, CAT FACTS can be used with ease and trust. And doesn’t your cat deserve the very best?