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Author Johnson-Bennett, Pam, 1954-

Title Think like a cat : how to raise a well-adjusted cat--not a sour puss / Pam Johnson-Bennett.

Imprint New York : Penguin Books, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    636.8083 JOH 2011    Available
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    636.8083 JOH 2011    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Casa Verdugo Library Non-Fiction.
Edition Updated and expanded ed.
Description xiii, 416 p. ; 23 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents The cat of your dreams: will you be a match made in heaven or the odd couple? -- Head to toe: a guided tour of your cat and the ways he communicates -- Watch out for that hot tin roof: creating a safe home for your unstoppable kitten -- The doctor is in: the other most important person in your cat's life and how to tell if your cat is sick -- House rules: basic training -- Fast playtime techniques used for behavior modification -- Sour puss: solving common behavior problems, serious problems, and the ones you're too embarrassed to tell anyone about -- Litter box survival guide: everything you need to know, from setup to troubleshooting -- Scratching posts, sofas, antique chairs... which one will your cat choose?: yes, you can have a cat and nice furniture too -- The kitty chef: finicky eaters aren't born -- they're created -- Relationships: other cats, dogs, kids, and your grumpy Aunt Esther: does your cat hate your spouse? will he be jealous of the new baby? should you get a second cat? how about a dog? -- Glamour puss: how to make grooming a pleasurable experience (really, it can be done) -- The pest patrol: taking the bite out of fleas and ticks -- Fasten your seat belt: traveling without trauma -- And baby makes three...four...five: what to do if your cat makes you a grandparent -- Getting gray around the whiskers: what you need to know about your geriatric cat -- Legacy of love: the good-bye we're never prepared to say -- Emergencies and first aid: keeping your cool in a medical crisis -- Medical appendix -- Resource guide.
Subject Cats -- Training.
Cats -- Behavior.
Cats -- Psychology.
ISBN 9780143119791 (pbk.)
0143119796 (pbk.)

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