Cat Health & Wellness
The Cat Owners Veterinary Handbook-Revised Edition by Dr Deb Eldredge and Beth Adelman
The First-Aid Companion for Dogs & Cats—interviewed about 80 ER-vets for this book, which is now used as a teaching resource at vet tech schools
Complete Kitten Care—updated 2010, multiple award winner, with lots of helpful photos.
Complete Care for Your Aging Cat updated 2010, award winning book. As your kitten ages, how to help the transition through her life stages.
There are many terrific books and online resources for learning how to “Think like a cat.” Taking the time to understand how your cat thinks and what motivates their behaviro will help you understand why Fluffy’s doing something you’d rather she not do and what YOU can do to correct the problem without going crazy.
We provide this list as a courtesy to our visitors and our adopters. We do not receive compensation of any kind for listing these books. These are just some books that are currently available.
PETiQuette: Solving Behavior Problems in Your Multipet Household—multiple cats, multiple dogs, and putting cats and dogs together...another award winning book
Psycho Kitty by Pamela Johnson-Bennett
Think Like a Cat: How to Raise a Well-Adjusted Cat--Not a Sour Puss by Pamela Johnson-Bennett
Cat Behaviorist? What’s That?
If you’re really stuck—cats fighting, cats destroying your house, when nipping turns into biting, don’t assume your cat is out to get you. Get to the bottom of the problem—which many times is due to your cat being ILL. Start off with a trip to the Vet, ANY time your cat acts abnormally. Once you know your cat is in good health, but still acting inappropriately, you can contact a Cat Behaviorist and they can help you, help your cat. Some resources are free and others are fee based. This is a selection of just a few:
I Lost My Cat!
When a cat goes missing, it's important to take action right away. The more you do and the faster you do it, the more likely you are to be reunited with your pet.
Read this article for more information:
What to Do if Your Cat is Lost: How to Increase the Chances of Getting Missing Pets Back
If you live in Newtown, CT, where Kitten Associates is based, please call the Newtown Pound at (203) 426-6900 to report your missing cat. They keep records on all Lost & Found cats in your area.
If you adopted from us, your cat may be microchipped. Make SURE you have that information handy when you report your cat missing.