Associations and Clubs

Cat Fanciers Association
The oldest cat fancy organization in the United States

The Independent Cat Association

National American Shorthair Club
Dedicated to the American Shorthair breed


American Shorthair Cats : Everything About Purchase, Care, Nutrition, Health Care, Behavior, and Showing (Complete Pet Owner's Manual)
Karen Leigh Davis, Michele Earle-Bridges
March 1999) Barrons Educational Series
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The Cornell Book of Cats : A Comprehensive and Authoritative Medical Reference for Every Cat and Kitten
Mordecai Siegal (Editor), James R. Richards (Editor) see Cornell below
An excellent book if you care about your cat's health. When in doubt, you should always take your cat to the veterinarian, but this book is indispensible in helping you understand any medical problems that befall your cat.
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Articles by Carol W. Johnson

The Genetics of Shaded Silvers

Feline Infectious Peritonitis

Other resources

Cornell Feline Health Center
Part of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University, this is considered the premier facility for cat health research in the country.

Their website contains much free, useful information.

To join the Health Center and receive their monthly newsletter, visit this page or write to:

Cornell Feline Health Center
College of Veterinary Medicine
Cornell University, Box 13
Ithaca, NY 14853

They can also be reached by phone at: (607) 253-3414




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