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Caring for a Blind Cat, Mitchell, 2008

Caring for a Blind Cat, Mitchell, 2008

Price Before VIN Member Discount:$17.99


Paperback, 64 pages
165 x 165 mm page size

The ‘Caring for a cat’ series is a selection of titles which each focus on a common feline condition. Over 3000 copies sold worldwide.

Caring for a blind cat has been written as an ideal information source and support tool for cat owners whose cats are visually impaired or blind. It is also helpful to owners of cats with eye problems that may lead to vision problems blindness and would be perfect for a person thinking of re-homing a blind or disabled cat.

The book is also designed to be a resource for student vets, veterinary nurses and technicians. The science and emotional aspects of dealing with a diagnosis of blindness are dealt with and the causes and treatments of eye conditions are discussed. The book has practical advice on how to modify the home and garden for blind cats. Case studies are included to show how well blind cats can cope with their disability and Caring for a Blind Cat gives lots of advice to improve the quality of life of your visually impaired cat.

‘Caring for a blind cat was a pleasure to read; I found the positive reassurance that this book can give to owners of blind or partially sighted cats quite uplifting... Essential reading for practice staff who have to advise and support owners’ Fiona Marsden, Veterinary Nursing Journal

'Caring for a blind cat” contains comprehensive yet accessible information on the anatomy, diseases and conditions of the eye together with practical step-by-step advice for owners. It addresses both gradual and sudden onset presentations and provides excellent advice on the specific needs and care of the blind cat. The case histories are particularly useful, as it's always good to know you are not alone when tackling a problem!’ Vicky Halls Author and member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors