The Cat Whisperer: The Secret of How to Talk to Your Cat

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Barrons Educational Series Incorporated, 2002 - Pets - 184 pages
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Britain's leading veterinary journalist and cat expert shares her advice and experience with cat owners on both sides of the Atlantic, as she describes how to bond with a pet feline. Claire Bessant begins by explaining how cats function as cats, describing their likes, their dislikes, and their instinctive behavior. Armed with this knowledge, cat owners facing behavior problems can determine why a problem exists and decide how to solve it. A most fascinating topic that Claire Bessant explores in detail is her method of entering a cat's world through its senses—sight, touch, hearing, smell, taste, and that indefinable feline sixth sense. Readers will also find information on cat vocal and body language, feline traits determined by genetics, ways of measuring feline intelligence, training techniques, and much more. The book's final 50-page chapter is an A-to-Z compendium of cat behavior problems and their solutions. This must-read volume for cat lovers includes an eight-page insert of beautiful full-color photos.

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User Review  - DoingDewey - LibraryThing

I expected this book to be very gimmicky but it really pleasantly surprised me. The author does an incredible job of describing a cat's senses and how cats physically perceive the world. She also ... Read full review

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User Review  - Inna - Goodreads

While quite informative, this book was spoiled for me by the tone of the author. She, it seems to me, has a "bone to pick" with dogs in general. Pun intended. She is constantly comparing cats and dogs ... Read full review



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Claire Bessant is the author of many books on cat care, including How to Talk to Your Cat, published in North America by Barron's.

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