We’re delighted to be sharing Laura’s thoughts on Let’s Talk About Cats by Anita Kelsey on Rachel’s Random Resources tour.
Let’s Talk About Cats: Conversations on Feline Behaviour features 16 unique in-depth conversations with devoted feline experts, each chapter answering a question about our cats. An abundance of catty conversation points which provide many useful takeaways for cat owners to improve their own every-day connection with their cats.
This book, the first of its kind, presents the combined wisdom of experts from all over the world on the psychology, behaviour, diet and training of cats, in a relaxed and conversational style. Contributors include Jackson Galaxy, star of My Cat From Hell, and composer David Teie, whose ground-breaking album, Music for Cats, was released by the Universal Music Group.
Each illuminating chapter exudes a love for cats and a wealth of fascinating insights.
This book is packed with helpful advice, guidance and true stories from the author’s own professional experience of cat care topics, explaining the most important cat concepts, giving food for thought and expanding on all the most important issues and debates in the cat world.
Let’s Talk About Cats is an interesting book with 16 in-depth chapters which includes conversations with feline experts for each chapter.
Chapters within this book include cats scratching and the horrific declawing attempts owners choose to make, grooming, feeding and bonding.
A fascinating chapter is whether cats grieve. I certainly discovered this a few years ago when my dear cat died at a young age of 4 from saddle thrombus. It was sudden and terrifying to watch. Gizmo left his sister Smokey and she was definitely devastated by his sudden death. They used to cuddle every afternoon and were great siblings as looked after each other in many ways.
My husband and I still think about our boy every day as we were honoured he considered us his family. He used trills to communicate with us, along with his purr we miss every day.
The information is fascinating and very formative. I enjoyed reading about the case studies.
It’s great to remember that cats are highly emotive animals and this book reminds cat owners to look for signs by their cat to proceed to touch, whether they want to play and if behaviour changes could mean stress or illness.
A great read for cat owners or potential cat owners.
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Anita Kelsey holds a first class honours degree in Feline Behaviour and Psychology (work based BA Hons) and runs a vet referral service dedicated strictly to the diagnosis and treatment of behaviour problems in cats. She is also a qualified cat groomer and specialises in grooming aggressive or phobic cats. Anita writes for Your Cat Magazine and is on their experts panel answering readers questions on cat grooming. She also advises on feline behaviour for the CFBA (Canine and Feline Behaviour) magazine as well as being a full member. Anita, a strong advocate of a vegan lifestyle, is based in London but consults all over the UK as well as international requests. She lives with her husband, a music producer, and two Norwegian Forest cats, Kiki and Zaza. Her debut book ‘Claws. Confessions Of A Professional Cat Groomer’ was published by John Blakes in 2018 and her second book Let’s Talk About Cats, Conversation On Feline Behaviour is due out November 28th 2020. Visit http://www.catbehaviourist.com