The Birman Cat: A vet's guide on how to care from your Birman cat

The Birman Cat: A vet's guide on how to care from your Birman cat

by Dr. Gordon Roberts

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Overview

With their sky-blue eyes, thick, luscious fur and quiet bearing it's easy to see why the "Sacred Cats of Burma" have become one of the most popular of all breeds. This book is the essential guide to everything you could ever need to know about their health, behaviour, wellbeing and more.

Written by experienced vet and cat expert Gordon Roberts, this book is both a both a detailed look at the history and background of the Birman and an essential practical guide to their care.

With chapters dedicated to health and diet, you'll find out how best to protect your Birman from parasites and how to keep it happy and healthy. There are also clear-eyed professional assessments of the issues of neutering and vaccination, which cut through old wives' tales and tell you everything you need to know about feline health.

Delivered in a sharp and engaging style, this is an endlessly fascinating read for any cat-lover. You'll learn just why your Birman behaves the way it does, and get plenty of other intriguing insights - not least a fascinating account of just why cats always land on their feet.

Founded in professional veterinary knowledge and years of experience working with cats, delivered in eminently readable style, and crammed with practical tips and fascinating facts, this book is the unrivalled guide to caring for your Birman and understanding the behaviour and nature of these beautiful and exotic creatures, descended from the sacred temple cats of Burma.

Chapters:
Introduction
History
Breed Profile
Breed Facts
Birman Health - Protecting Your Cat From Parasites
Birman Health - The Importance of Vaccination
Birman Health - The Truth About Neutering
Birman Health - Creating a Balanced Diet
Birman Health - Why You Should Cut Down On Treats
Birman Health - Learn To Spot Early Warning Signs
Birman Health - Keeping Your Cat's Teeth Healthy
Cat Behaviour - Understanding Cat Behaviour
Cat Behaviour - Vocalizations
Cat Behaviour - Body Language
Cat Behaviour - Socialization
Cat Behaviour - Introducing a New Kitten to Your Home
Cat Behaviour - Righting Reflex
Cat Behaviour - Scent Spraying and Rubbing
Cat Behaviour - Body Posture
Cat Behaviour - Eating and Drinking
Cat Behaviour - Kneading
Cat Behaviour - Feline Intelligence
Conclusion

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781500890827
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 10/21/2014
Pages: 100
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.26(d)

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