Catwatching

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Ebury Publishing, Mar 26, 2009 - Nature - 112 pages
8 Reviews

The personality of the cat is a fascinating mixture of affection, domesticity and active independence. You may think you know your cat as he purrs in your lap, but come across your pet in the street on a dark night and you might think that Bagpuss suffers from a dual personality.

Every single feline pet carries an inheritance of amazing sensory capacities, vocal utterances, body language and territorial displays. By answering such questions as 'what does a cat signal with its ears? 'why does a cat rub up against your leg?' and 'why does a cat swing its head from side to side when staring at its prey?', Desmond Morris decodes the private world of the cat.

Your cat is full of surprises and our finest zoologist is about to reveal their secrets in this beautifully repackaged edition of a much loved bestseller.

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Review: Catwatching: The Essential Guide To Cat Behaviour

User Review  - Boris - Goodreads

Interesting tidbits about cat behavior. Nothing flooring. *shrug* Read full review

Review: Catwatching: The Essential Guide To Cat Behaviour

User Review  - Claire - Goodreads

Well written, factually interesting, relevant to my knowledge needs! Read full review

About the author (2009)

Desmond Morris was born in 1928. Educated at Birmingham and Oxford universities, he became the Curator of Mammals at London Zoo in 1959, a post he held for eight years. In 1967 he published The Naked Ape which has sold over 10 million copies worldwide and has changed the way we view our own species forever. An accomplished artist, tv presenter, film maker and writer, Desmond Morris's books have been published in over thirty-six countries.

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