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Learn How to Treat Disease in Cats Holistically
Some deep thinking is in order.
Is your ideal veterinarian:
- Open minded? Acknowledging there may be a better way to treat your pet.
- Progressive? Staying up to date with the new and the old.
- Intuitive? Capable of discerning what you want as a pet owner.
- Perceptive? Efficient at drawing conclusions based on your pet’s current condition.
- Creative? Skilled at devising a treatment protocol based on your desires.
- Understanding? Aware pet owners vary in expectations for the health of their pets.
- Knowledgeable? Educated in traditional, alternative, and holistic healing methods.
- Compassionate? Understands animals have a voice.
- Dynamic? Willing to change for the good of the pet and the owner.
- Humble? “Humility is the solid foundation of all virtues.” – Chinese Proverb
If your veterinarian practiced holistic pet medicine, these words apply. And, you can adopt the same principles at home with your cat.
Eastern Philosophy for Cats
Most veterinarians changed their way of looking at things after studying TCVM. And, you can too.
Here’s a little about Taoism to get you started.
Taoism: The Philosophy Behind TCVM
Taoism emphasizes living in harmony with the Tao, also known as “way,” “path,” or “principle.” In non-theist theology, Tao is the source of and the force behind all that exists.
Taoism influences TCVM by emphasizing the body as a whole being, with many factors contributing to a delicate balance.
TCVM for Cats
TCVM is appropriate for a multitude of cat health problems.
Eastern and alternative medicine provides alternative options for ailments such as cat allergies, cat cancer and cat urinary problems and renal failure. In fact, Eastern Food Therapy treats cat obesity. Chiropractic, feng shui, and aromatherapy for pets are among the available options for sick cats.
Eastern medicine views wellness as a state of balance, and illness as a state of imbalance. Furthermore, Eastern approaches adapt to an environment; Western approaches change an environment.
Taoism and TCVM constitute the fundamentals of holistic pet medicine. If you embrace and adopt only a mere fraction of TCVM, then you too can be open minded, progressive, intuitive, perceptive, and creative.
Learn more about keeping your pet healthy by reading our top 5 blog posts on disease in cats:
1. Why Does Your Cat Miss the Litter Box?
2. Home Remedies for Cat Allergies
3. Ear Hematomas: The Most Costly Cat Allergy Symptom
4. Start a Food Diary: Eliminate Cat Food Allergies Today
5. Why Diagnostic Cat Litter Could Save Your Cats Life
You can start practicing holistic pet medicine at home, by yourself and even for yourself. The first step to adopting holistic pet medicine and TCVM for your pet is food therapy.
Download our free eBook, Eastern Food Therapy For Pets, and bring TCVM straight to your pet’s food bowl today.
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