Have you ever heard of a floppy cat? The International Cat Association states the Ragdoll is one of the fastest growing breeds, second only to the Bengal. According to the Cat Fancier's Association the Ragdoll is the fourth most popular breed. If you've never heard of a Ragdoll cat or already own one and would like to learn more about this wonderful breed of cat- this book is for you. Learn about the Ragdoll-flop. Read about everything from the Ragdoll's beginning, to "saying goodbye." Discover the Ragdoll colors and patterns with hundreds of full color photos. This book covers Ragdoll characteristics, traits, history, breed standard, bringing your kitten home to caring for your elderly cat, grooming care, food, litter and litter boxes, deterring unwanted behavior, travel, dangers, emergencies, disease, health, vaccinations, tips for finding a veterinarian and choosing a breeder. Also included is a list of questions to ask before you adopt, plus extensive resources, references and links. We know the breed to be a large floppy dog-like cuddly cat. The Ragdoll is known for its affectionate personality. Most Raggies are great with people and other pets. They are trusting enough to flop belly-up for a tummy rub. They are outgoing and playful but not hyper or lazy. It is not hard to choose the friendly Ragdoll as a wonderful breed of cat, but it is hard to choose which color and pattern with all the beautiful choices!
Making sure your heart, head and home are ready to give a cat a forever home. Before making a kitten or cat part of the family you should decide why you want a cat. Start off on the right paw with considerations to think about, plus questions to ask yourself, your family and the place you adopt your cat. There are suggestions for getting your home ready, what supplies to get, safety tips, list of things that could be harmful to your newcomer and information on cat-proofing your home. Where to get your new cat from? Did one show up at your door, do you go to a shelter, a rescue, find a cat who needs to be rehomed, or find a reputable breeder? How do you find the best kitten or adult cat for you and your family? What traits are you looking for? The little book to read BEFORE you decide to bring home a new furbaby. Encouraging making a responsible decision, to commit to be the best pet parent you can by providing for your cat for its lifetime. You'll be rewarded with love, companionship and purrs.
Cats have their ups and downs, just like people. Emotional Healing for Cats tells you what to do on the down days, including how to: -help your cat adjust to change and deal with illness and anxiety -deal with behavioural problems -understand life from your cat's point of view With a full guide to selecting Bach Flower Remedies and advice on other complementary therapies that can contribute to your cat's emotional health, Emotional Healing for Cats is the definitive guide to a balanced life for all your feline friends. Stefan Ball and Judy Howard are world experts on Dr Bach and his work. They teach practitioner level courses at the Bach Centre in England and have written widely on flower remedies and the complementary approach to health.
Someone you know needs a hug today ...it may even be you! There is something about the purr and presence of a cat that brings comfort, love, and support. The cat lovers in your life know this better than anyone, and they cherish the many dimensions a cat brings. In the pages of this purr-fectly delightful book, cat lovers will find heartwarming stories to confirm what they already know -- cats are truly more than pets; they are a part of the family. Each story is enhanced by an inspirational message that supports the many lessons cats are capable of teaching, as well as uplifting quotes and personalized scripture passages sure to encourage and bless the lives of all cat lovers. What better way to celebrate the joy found in sharing your life with a furry friend than to read the pages of this charming book!
The Ragdoll was developed by American breeder Ann Baker. Readers will learn that some breeds are chosen based on their temperament and nature. Full of fun facts, history, and full-color photographs to keep any reader's interest.
This second edition book explores the care and management of small or companion animals. It includes units on history, characteristics of different species, housing, equipment, handling, reproduction, diseases, and ailments. Key words, discussion questions, and activities engage readers and help them monitor their progress. Full-color photos help readers easily identify different species. This second edition includes related Internet sites for further study. This comprehensive text is useful for anyone interested in the care of small animals.