The Cat, Clinical Medicine and Management

The Cat

Clinical Medicine and Management

By Susan Little, DVM, DABVP (Feline)

Part 1: Fundamentals of Feline Practice
Understanding the Cat and Feline-Friendly Handling                                                                                              The Cat-Friendly Practice                                                                                                                               Deciphering the Cat: The Medical History and Physical Examination                                                            Guidelines and Precautions for Drug Therapy in Cats
Fluid Therapy
Anesthesia and Perioperative Care
Preventive Health Care for Cats

Part 2: Feline Behavior
Kitten Development                                                                                                                                        Normal Behavior of Cats
Kitten Socialization and Training Classes
Behavioral History Taking
Behavior Problems
Behavioral Therapeutics

Part 3: Feline Nutrition                                                                                                                                          The Unique Nutritional Requirements of the Cat: A Strict Carnivore                                                                    Nutrition for the Normal Cat                                                                                                                             Nutritional Disorders                                                                                                                                           Nutritional Management of Diseases                                                                                                                Current Controversies in Feline Nutrition

Part 4: Feline Internal Medicine                                                                                                                          Cardiovascular Diseases                                                                                                                                          Dental and Oral Diseases
Dermatology                                                                                                                                                                  Digestive System, Liver, and Abdominal Cavity
Hematology and Immune-Related Disorders                                                                                                 Musculoskeletal Diseases                                                                                                                           Neurology                                                                                                                                                          Oncology                                                                                                                                                    Ophthalmology                                                                                                                                                    Respiratory and Thoracic Medicine                                                                                                                     Toxicology                                                                                                                                                            Urinary Tract Disorders

Part 5: Infectious Diseases and Zoonoses
Infectious Diseases                                                                                                                                              Feline Zoonotic Diseases and Prevention of Transmission

Part 6: Managing the Cat with Concurrent and Chronic Diseases                                                                        Concurrent Disease Management                                                                                                                            Chronic Disease Management                                                                            

Part 7: Special Considerations for the Senior Cat
Managing the Senior Cat                                                                                                                                      
Evaluation of the Senior Cat with Weight Loss 

Part 8: Feline Reproduction and Pediatrics                                                                                                          Male Reproduction                                                                                                                                         Female Reproduction                                                                                                                                        Pediatrics

Part 9: The Feline Genome and Clinical Genetics                                                                                                    A Short Natural History of the Cat and Its Relationship with Humans                                                                   The Feline Genome and Clinical Implications                                                                                                   Genetics of Feline Diseases and Traits

Part 10: Population Medicine                                                                                                                               Care and Control of Community Cats                                                                                                              Population Wellness: Keeping Cats Physically and Bahaviorally Healthy