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The Ultimate Cat Lover: The Best Experts' Advice for a Happy, Healthy Cat with Stories and Photos of Fabulous Felines (Ultimate)by Marty Becker
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Are You Crazy About Your Cat?
During their professional lives spent caring for, writing about, and rescuing cats respectively, Marty Becker, D.V.M, Gina Spadafori, and Carol Kline have seen and heard some amazing, awe-inspiring stories about Cat People and their feline family members. They've also fielded almost every cat-related question under the sun, from the bizarre to the baffling: 'How can I keep my bored kitty entertained while I'm at work?', 'What should I feed my cat if she's getting a bit too 'fluffy' around the middle?', 'How can I put the stops on her shedding--and my boyfriend's sneezing?'
Here, these esteemed experts have compiled a winning mix of true stories that celebrate the unique and life-changing bond between cats and their people in all its glory. And, since sharing your home--and your heart---with a special feline is not without its challenges, they share essential information from top experts in the areas of kitty behaviors, training, nutrition, and preventative health and medical issues. With must-know facts, more than sixty pages of stunning four-color photography, and entertaining true stories, this is truly the 'ultimate' book for ultimate cat lovers.
For the 80 million American humans who are crazy about cats comes The Ultimate Cat Loverthe ultimate resource of must-know expert advice about all things feline coupled by awe-inspiring true tales and stunning four-color photos. Like the other books in the Ultimate series, readers will find expert advice to feed the mind with stories to fuel the soul.
About the Author
Marty Becker, D.V.M., is passionate about his work fostering the affection and connection between animals and people that he calls, "The Bond." Dr. Becker is regularly featured on ABC-TV's, Good Morning America. He is a contributing pet-care writer for Parade magazine, and frequent veterinary contributor to The Martha Stewart Show. He also co-writes the award-winning weekly column on pets and their care, PetConnection, which appears in newspapers across the United States and Canada through the Universal Press Syndicate. Becker is also the host of "The Pet Doctor" on PBS. He has been named Companion Animal Veterinarian of the Year for the U.S. by the Delta Society and the American Veterinary Medical Association, and also coauthored fourteen pet books that have sold over six million copies including Chicken Soup for the Dog Lover's Soul, bowWOW and The New York Times bestseller Why Do Dogs Drink Out of the Toilet? Marty and his family enjoy life in Northern Idaho and share Almost Heaven Ranch with four barn cats, three dogs, and four Quarter Horses.Gina Spadafori coauthors, along with Dr. Marty Becker, an award-winning, nationally syndicated, weekly column on pets and their care and is a contributing pet-care writer for Parade magazine. She is a bestselling author of several pet books including the New York Times bestseller Why Do Dogs Drink Out of the Toilet? and Dogs for Dummies. The first edition of Dogs for Dummies received the President's Award for the best writing on dogs by the Dog Writers Association of America. She has served on the board of directors for both the Dog Writers' Association of America and the Cat Writers' Association of America. Gina lives in Sacramento, CA. Carol Kline has been an animal rescue volunteer for over ten years. At present, she is affiliated with the Noah's Ark Animal Foundation, in Fairfield, Iowa, a volunteer effort that saves lost, stray and abandoned cats and dogs. A freelance writer, she has written for numerous publications and coauthored several books on a variety of topics, including the bestselling Chicken Soup for the Cat Lover's Soul, Chicken Soup for the Cat & Dog Lover's Soul, and Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul.Mikkel Becker has been a contributing author to Knight Ridder newspapers and Chicken Soup for the Horse Lover's Soul, and has written for Cat Fancy Magazine. She is the children's education coordinator for the Whitman County Humane Society in Washington State.
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