This book covers every aspect of the care and health of cats of all breeds, from kittenhood to old age. It describes all feline diseases and conditions, symptoms, prevention and treatment. It tells cat owners how to care for illnesses and injuries at home and when to call for a vet. There is a separate chapter covering holistic and natural medicine for cats, including acupuncture, herbal remedies, aromatherapy, homeopathy, flower essences, tissue salts, chiropractic massage and grooming. The chapter on old age and death is now supplemented by a section on death and coping with the grief that can follow the death of a loved animal.