9 edition of How to massage your cat found in the catalog.
Originally published: New York : Knopf, 1985.
|Statement||written and illustrated by Alice M. Brock.|
|LC Classifications||PN6231.C23 B76 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 v. (unpaged) :|
|LC Control Number||91038171|
This book is hilarious. You are walked through a step by step guide to destressing a cat, whether it's your cat or not is irrelevant. This book gives you the go ahead to massage any cat; all cats! And don't worry if the recipient of the book is not a cat lover/5(34). Hire our Therapist for the Day (up to 5 hours with a one hour break) to come to your CAT-FREE home. Your family and guests can receive 30/45/60 minute Therapeutic massages up to the 5 hour maximum. You are responsible for Travel costs ($/per mile from ). If travel is more than 2 hours from our office, there will be a fee for overnight.
Through massage, you’ll see your dog’s stress and nervous energy melt away, and tightly held muscles relax. Whether you set aside time every week to massage your dog yourself, or look for a certified canine massage therapist, it’s helpful to know which techniques work best. This will allow your pet to receive the most benefit from the massage. The most important part of a massage is relaxation. Do not force your pet to submit to a massage if he really isn’t interested. Never massage a lump and do not use massage in an animal with a fever or an infection.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: What Is Cat Massage? --Why Cat Massage?--When to Cat Massage?--Where to Cat Massage?--How Your Cat Works: Anatomy and Physiology Made Simple --Coming in for the Landing: How to Approach Your Cat for Cat Massage --The Tools and Techniques of the Trade --Feline . Maryjean Ballner is a New York State Licensed Massage Therapist, and a graduate of the Swedish Institute for Massage Therapy, in Manhattan. She has been an animal lover all her life and actively volunteers to help local humane organizations as well as being a .
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The book is especially hilarious now that pet massage has become a relatively mainstream part of many upscale veterinary practices. So, just to be totally clear, this is NOT an instruction book. It IS a humorous, tongue-in-cheek manual that would have CAT-astrophic effects if really used 4/4(66). Massage the ears till you hear the click -- fabulous technique, though your cat's mileage may differ.
Approach this book with care: a masseuse friend thought this might be a serious manual. (Alice Brock, by the way, is the Alice of Alice's Restaurant.)4/5. Cat massage is useful in breeding familiarity and intimacy between the owner and a feline. Massaging the cat may also allow the owner to look for abnormalities that might appear on the cat's skin and in finding areas of tenderness or swelling that could be the signs of a serious condition.
A trusting, loving bond between you and your cat But, most important, it just feels good. Cat Massage gives you all the skills you need, including: The 6 Basic Massage Strokes: Gliding, Waving, Circling, Kneading Flicking, and Rubbing 50 Massage Techniques from Whiskers to Tail Advice for Pregnant Cats, Elderly Cats, Injured Cats, and Kittens/5(9).
Buy a cheap copy of How to Massage Your Cat book by Alice May Brock. As kitty gift books go, this is the best, funniest, most inspiring of them all, according to the Village Voice and tens of thousands of dedicated readers.
Now out Free shipping over $/5(5). Before you try to soothe your cat with a massage, wait until it's calm and relaxed so it doesn't get defensive or try to nip at your hand.
Then, slowly pet your cat's back like you normally would, slowing down your hand with each stroke. After a few minutes, move on to the back of your cat's neck, and use your fingers to gently massage it%(3).
Although formal, full-body massage is best performed by a trained individual, elements of cat massage can be easily demonstrated and taught for application at home. In fact, by learning how to perform certain massage techniques and interacting with your cat in this intimate and healing way, you can really expand your relationship with him.
For More Information. Pick up the videotape Your Cat Wants a Massage. or find Cat Massage, a page book with photographs illustrating 40 techniques, by Maryjean Ballner, St.
Martins order, call toll free MEOW-MEOW, or visit Other books include The Handbook of Applied Dog Behavior and Training, Vol.I, Adaptation and Learning by Steven R. Lindsay, Iowa State. Massage your cat's shoulders. Start rubbing your cat’s shoulders in circles slowly.
Place one hand on each of your cat's sides and give your kitty a good rubdown. Gently but firmly use both hands to knead the sides of your cat's body, especially his or her shoulders.
Stroke your cat’s back. Moving down the back from the shoulders, apply 88%(8). New Listing 5 Cat Fanciers Association Yearbooks Used- /3, As kitty gift books go, this is "the best, funniest, most inspiring" of them all, according to the Village Voice and tens of thousands of dedicated readers.
Now out on the prowl with a new cover that's the cat's meow, it's ready to inspire a second wave of cats and their owners to relax into a catnap. Author and illustrator Alice M. Brock (of Arlo Guthrie's "Alice's Restaurant" fame) counsels 5/5(2).
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Buy our Cat Massage Book Cat Massage DVD or Cat Massage VHS Tape And Learn How to: Transform a temperamental tiger into a compliant kitty; Socialize a scaredy cat ; Promote cooperation during grooming and visits to the vet ; Accelerate the loving bond between you and your feline.
Now that we know the fundamentals of how to give a cat a massage, you can step up your cat massage game by using accessories. These include special massage toys with textured sides or rollers with bumps to make it more enjoyable for the cat.
These massage devices act as part of the environmental enrichment of the cat. Cat massage is a great way to help your cat relax, and can help protect your cat's health by making you more aware of what's going on with his body. In addition to relieving stress, cat massage can help improve your cat's circulation, can reduce swelling and can help your cat recover from illness.
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Contains approximately 50 full colour illustrations, filled with practic /5. How to Give Your Cat the Best Massage. If you’ve indulged your cat with a massage session before and he liked it, he will be very receptive to it.
But if it’s the first time for both you and your cat, you’ll want to set the right mood first and get him relaxed. Step #1: Pick the Right Moment.
The best time to massage your cat will be when. In order to get your cat a massage, you certainly don’t have to take him or her to a spa. Certainly booking your cat for a massage appointment at a regular massage parlor would get you some very strange looks. When it comes to a feline, you can either administer the massage yourself or go to a veterinarian who practices massage therapy for cats.
The massage itself will promote socialization of your cat, enhance the human-animal bond. During a period of confinement or restricted movement, the body is at rest and the muscles are inactive or stiff when activities are resumed.
Massage improves the. Cat Massage: Expert Know-How at Your Fingertips By Nicola Routledge Illustrated by Bo Lundberg. For the most part this was a fun book, mainly because it’s show-and-tellâ€”your human has to take its techniques and do them on you.
It’s clearly not for the brightest of humansâ€”it explains really basic stuff like body language and.Cat Massage Therapy offers an exciting and affordable alternative to costly medicine that could have unwanted side effects.
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