The Total Cat Manual

Meet, Love, and Care for Your New Best Friend

Written By: David Meyer, Dr. Pia Salk, Abbie Moore
The experts at, who have spent many years connecting homeless pets to their new families, have compiled all the essential information on adopting a new feline family member into one definitive tome:

Basics: Understand your new kitten or cat, prepare for a new arrival, get the skinny on supplies and toys, and learn everything you need to know to integrate a kitty into your home and life.

Behavior: Get the scoop on breed characteristics, troubleshoot problems, and learn how to communicate with your new friend.

Care & Health: Choose a veterinarian, treat common ailments, and keep kitty entertained, clean, happy, and safe in their new home!

Get ready for your new kitten or learn everything you need to know about the family cat with The Total Cat Manual. With high-quality design, intricate detail, and a durable flexicover, this manual is the perfect gift!
Format: Flexibound
Publication Date: 10/18/2016
ISBN: 9781681881553
Pages: 224
Trim Size: 7.5 x 9.5 x .7

  • About the Author 
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David Meyer, Author: As a multiple world champion Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competitor, as well as a martial arts expert and teacher (having trained the likes of Chuck Norris and many top UFC fighters), David Meyer has spent a lifetime enabling weaker individuals to become stronger. But as the co-founder and president of, he is a passionate advocate for the truly powerless in our society – abandoned and homeless animals. David has used his skills to help guide to become the world’s largest non-profit homeless pet adoption Website, and he continues to push the organization forward and act as a spokesperson for all shelter animals.

Dr. Pia Salk, Author: Dr. Pia Salk specializes in social justice and the human-animal bond. She is an spokesperson and a contributing writer to their Website; her writing was also included in the recently published Pet Loss and Human Emotion. She was a frequent guest on the Martha Stewart Show and was a regular guest Contributor to The Martha Stewart blog “The Daily Wag”. She has been featured on Animal Planet’s Hurricane Heroes and 20/20 for her animal rescue efforts following hurricane Katrina.

Abbie Moore, Author: Abbie Moore, Executive Director of, revels in the opportunity to bring joy to animals and the people who adopt them. After spending the first several years of her career working in the entertainment industry, Abbie changed courses to pursue her true passion. She moved into the world of animal welfare, first working in administration at a large animal rescue organization in Los Angeles. It was there that Abbie realized she could combine her marketing skills with her inside understanding of the animal welfare world to help homeless pets across the country. In 2004, Abbie was hired by, and in her current capacity has led many new initiatives, including "Twitter a Critter" a celebrity-oriented social networking campaign designed to spread the word about adoptable pets. She has also spearheaded the non-profit organization’s extensive work with professional athletes who have a passion for helping stray pets.