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Your Cat: Simple New Secrets to a Longer, Stronger Life

St. Martin's Griffin

In this controversial new book, dedicated veterinarian Elizabeth M. Hodgkins, D.V.M., Esq. raises the alarm regarding the dry food we feed our cats and the nutritional diseases that result. Your Cat: Simple New Secrets to a Longer, Stronger Life turns today’s conventional wisdom of cat care on its head with completely new, yet remarkably easy-to-follow guidelines for every cat owner.

 

From kitten-rearing to the adult cat’s middle years to caring for the geriatric cat, Dr. Hodgkins explores the full spectrum of proper cat care, as well as the many deadly feline diseases that are rampant. This indispensible manual belongs on every modern cat owner's shelf.

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Your Cat
PART 1A Twenty-first-Century View of the Cat1The Predator Among UsMost pet lovers are familiar with the idea that dogs and cats are carnivores. That is, both animals can and do derive valuable nutrition from the voluntary consumption of meat. In this regard, many mammals, including people, pigs, bears, raccoons, and myriad others have seemingly similar carnivorous tendencies. When meat is available, such animals will take advantage of the situation and eat it. There is a significant difference between cats and all of these other mammals, however. Dogs, people, pigs, bears, and raccoons,

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Praise for Your Cat: Simple New Secrets to a Longer, Stronger Life

“Mandatory reading for the caring cat lover and feline practitioner.”
- Adriana Kajon, Ph.D., All-Breed Cat Judge, The International Cat Association

“Dr. Hodgkins’ discussions are provocative, and disturbing, and the problems they identify will not be easy to rectify quickly. Nonetheless, they are long overdue.”
- Alice Villalobos, President, American Association of Human Animal Bond Veterinarians

“A great resource for all cat enthusiasts.”
- Laurie Schiff, Esq., All-Breed Cat Judge and General Counsel for the International Cat Association

“A highly respected expert in feline health, Dr. Hodgkins has given us invaluable knowledge that can help us keep our felines healthy.”
- Kay DeVilbiss, All-Breed Cat Judge and president of the International Cat Association 

“Mandatory reading for the caring cat lover and feline practitioner.”
- Adriana Kajon, Ph.D., All-Breed Cat Judge, The International Cat Association

“Dr. Hodgkins’ discussions are provocative, and disturbing, and the problems they identify will not be easy to rectify quickly. Nonetheless, they are long overdue.”
- Alice Villalobos, President, American Association of Human Animal Bond Veterinarians

“A great resource for all cat enthusiasts.”
- Laurie Schiff, Esq., All-Breed Cat Judge and General Counsel for the International Cat Association

“A highly respected expert in feline health, Dr. Hodgkins has given us invaluable knowledge that can help us keep our felines healthy.”
- Kay DeVilbiss, All-Breed Cat Judge and president of the International Cat Association 

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • A successful veterinarian of 28 years, Elizabeth M. Hodgkins, D.V.M., Esq. provides consulting services for veterinary companies. She formerly served as Director of Technical Affairs at Hills Pet Nutrition, the largest proprietary pet food manufacturer in the world.

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