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cover image - THE CAT,2nd Edition
ISBN: 9780323496872
Copyright: 2025
Page Count: 1632
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $224.99

THE CAT, 2nd Edition

by Susan E. Little, DVM, DABVP (Feline)

Hardcover

cover image - THE CAT,2nd Edition
ISBN: 9780323496872
Copyright: 2025
Page Count: 1632
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $224.99
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Comprehensive in scope and exclusively devoted to feline medical care, Dr. Susan Little's The Cat: Clinical Medicine and Management, 2nd Edition, is an essential resource for teaching students how to provide complete, state-of-the-art care to cats. Authoritative, clinically focused information is enhanced by full-color images, tables, boxes, algorithms, key points, and more — all in an easy-to-understand, quick-reference format. Dr. Little and her expert contributors address the unique concerns and challenges facing the feline practitioner, including the latest advances in feline medical diagnosis and management and their clinical applications to everyday practice. An eBook version, included with print purchase, provides access to all the text, figures, and references, with the ability to search, customize content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud. The eBook also offers convenient client handouts.
    • NEW! eBook version, included with print purchase, provides access to all the text, figures, and references, with the ability to search, customize content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud. The eBook also offers convenient client handouts.
    • NEW! Assimilates the fear-free approach to providing care for cats in veterinary practice.
    • NEW! Incorporates techniques used to create a “cat-friendly” practice — a growing trend popular with feline and mixed practice veterinarians, and one that can increase the practice’s revenue.
    • NEW! Includes icons throughout that direct to related client handouts or videos available in the eBook version included with print purchase.
    • Covers the latest advances in feline medicine from a systemic and adjunctive care perspective, making it the most comprehensive feline medical reference available with a strong clinical focus.
    • Addresses key topics unique to feline medicine and not currently covered in other books, including: insights and clinical advances attributable to the mapping of the feline genome; medical conditions associated with behavioral problems; managing the feline patient with co-existing and chronic diseases; special medical problems and care considerations for the geriatric cat; environmental enrichment for the indoor cat; feline zoonotic agents and implications for human health; and humane solutions for shelter medicine and overpopulation challenges.
    • Helps meet the increasing demand for state-of-the-art medical care by cat owners, including advanced diagnostic services and treatments designed to extend and improve quality of life for feline companions.
    • Features a full-color design with hundreds of schematic drawings, tables, boxes, key points, algorithms, and photographs for quick and easy access to information.
    • Provides in-depth information on indoor cats and senior cats, including timely guidance on meeting owners' expectations for longer, healthier lives for their cats.
    • Addresses the challenges of cat overpopulation, particularly humane approaches to improve quality of life for millions of feral and community cats and minimize their impact on public health and on endangered species of animals.
    • Presents information written in the manner of expanded conference proceedings, delivering the latest insights and most current approaches to management of feline medical disorders.
    • Includes contributions from approximately 80 contributors, including many from outside the US, to provide a global perspective and valuable expertise from those most knowledgeable in the field of feline medical care.
    • NEW! eBook version, included with print purchase, provides access to all the text, figures, and references, with the ability to search, customize content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud. The eBook also offers convenient client handouts.
    • NEW! Assimilates the fear-free approach to providing care for cats in veterinary practice.
    • NEW! Incorporates techniques used to create a "cat-friendly" practice — a growing trend popular with feline and mixed practice veterinarians, and one that can increase the practice’s revenue.
    • NEW! Includes icons throughout that direct to related client handouts or videos available in the eBook version included with print purchase.
  • I FUNDAMENTALS OF FELINE PRACTICE
    1. Understanding the Cat and Feline-Friendly Handling
    2. The Cat-Friendly Practice
    3. Deciphering the Cat: The Medical History and Physical Examination
    4. Guidelines and Precautions for Drug Therapy in Cats
    5. Fluid Therapy
    6. Assessment and Management of Pain
    7. Principles of Anesthesia
    8. Preventive Health Care for Cats
    9. Clinical Pathology
    10.Essential Emergency and Critical Care Techniques
    11. Chronic Disease Management
    II FELINE BEHAVIOR
    12. Kitten Development
    13. Normal Behavior of Cats
    14. Kitten Socialization and Training Classes
    15. Behavioral History Taking
    16. Behavior Problems
    17. Behavioral Therapeutics
    III FELINE NUTRITION
    18. The Unique Nutritional Requirements of the Cat: A Strict Carnivore
    19. Nutrition for the Normal Cat
    20. Nutritional Disorders
    21. Nutritional Management of Diseases
    22.Current Controversies in Feline Nutrition
    IV FELINE INTERNAL MEDICINE
    23. Cardiovascular Diseases
    24. Dental and Oral Diseases
    25. Dermatology
    26. Digestive System, Liver, and Abdominal Cavity
    27. Endocrinology
    28. Hematology and Immunology
    29. Musculoskeletal Diseases
    30. Neurology
    31. Oncology
    32. Ophthalmology
    33. Respiratory and Thoracic Medicine
    34. Toxicology
    35. Urinary Tract Disorders
    36. Concurrent Disease Management
    V INFECTIOUS DISEASES AND ZOONOSES
    37. Fungal Diseases
    38. Selected Vector-Borne Diseases
    39. Viral Diseases
    40. Bacterial Infections
    41. Molecular Assays Used for the Diagnosis of Feline Infectious Diseases
    42. Feline Zoonotic Diseases and Prevention and Transmission
    VI LIFE STAGE HEALTH CARE
    43. Control of Reproduction
    44. Male Cats: Normal Reproduction, Reproductive Diseases and Conditions
    45. Femal Cats: Normal Reproduction, Reproductive Diseases and Conditions
    46. Pediatrics
    47. Managing the Senior Cat
    VIII POPULATION MEDICINE
    48. Care and Control of Community Cats
    49. Population Wellness: Keeping Cats Physically and Behaviorally Healthy
    50. A Short Natural History of the Cat and Its Relationship with Humans
    51. The Feline Genome and Clinical Implications
    52. Genetics of Feline Diseases and Traits

    Index
  • Susan E. Little, DVM, DABVP (Feline)
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