Table of Contents

Section I: Fundamentals of Feline Practice

  • CHAPTER 1     Understanding the Cat and Feline-Friendly Handling
  • CHAPTER 2     The Cat-Friendly Practice
  • CHAPTER 3     Deciphering the Cat: The Medical History and Physical Examination
  • CHAPTER 4     Guidelines and Precautions for Drug Therapy in Cats
  • CHAPTER 5     Fluid Therapy
  • CHAPTER 6     Analgesia
  • CHAPTER 7     Anesthesia and Perioperative Care
  • CHAPTER 8     Preventive Health Care for Cats

Section II: Feline Behavior

  • CHAPTER 9     Kitten Development
  • CHAPTER 10     Normal Behavior of Cats
  • CHAPTER 11     Kitten Socialization and Training Classes
  • CHAPTER 12     Behavioral History Taking
  • CHAPTER 13     Behavior Problems
  • CHAPTER 14     Behavioral Therapeutics

Section III: Feline Nutrition

  • CHAPTER 15     The Unique Nutritional Requirements of the Cat: A Strict Carnivore
  • CHAPTER 16     Nutrition for the Normal Cat
  • CHAPTER 17     Nutritional Disorders
  • CHAPTER 18     Nutritional Management of Diseases
  • CHAPTER 19     Current Controversies in Feline Nutrition

Section IV: Feline Internal Medicine

  • CHAPTER 20     Cardiovascular Diseases
  • CHAPTER 21     Dental and Oral Diseases
  • CHAPTER 22     Dermatology
  • CHAPTER 23     Digestive System, Liver, and Abdominal Cavity
  • CHAPTER 24     Endocrinology
  • CHAPTER 25     Hematology and Immune-Related Disorders
  • CHAPTER 26     Musculoskeletal Diseases
  • CHAPTER 27     Neurology
  • CHAPTER 28     Oncology
  • CHAPTER 29     Ophthalmology
  • CHAPTER 30     Respiratory and Thoracic Medicine
  • CHAPTER 31     Toxicology
  • CHAPTER 32     Urinary Tract Disorders

Section V: Infectious Diseases and Zoonoses

  • CHAPTER 33     Infectious Diseases
  • CHAPTER 34     Feline Zoonotic Diseases and Prevention of Transmission

Section VI: Managing the Cat with Concurrent and Chronic Diseases

  • CHAPTER 35     Concurrent Disease Management
  • CHAPTER 36     Chronic Disease Management

Section VII: Special Considerations for the Senior Cat

  • CHAPTER 37     Managing the Senior Cat
  • CHAPTER 38     Evaluation of the Senior Cat with Weight Loss

Section VIII: Feline Reproduction

  • CHAPTER 39     Male Reproduction
  • CHAPTER 40     Female Reproduction
  • CHAPTER 41     Pediatrics

Section IX: The Feline Genome and Clinical Genetics

  • CHAPTER 42     A Short Natural History of the Cat and Its Relationship with Humans
  • CHAPTER 43     The Feline Genome and Clinical Implications
  • CHAPTER 44     Genetics of Feline Diseases and Traits

Section X: Population Medicine

  • CHAPTER 45     Care and Control of Community Cats
  • CHAPTER 46     Population Wellness: Keeping Cats Physically and Behaviorally Healthy
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