Cat the Complete Guide

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Barnes & Noble Publishing, 1999 - Cats - 256 pages
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This book provides owners a thorough understanding of basic cat anatomy, physiology, and psychology. It also includes a comprehensive guide to cat breeds, which will aid those who are looking for a specific breed, and help other prospective owners select shelter pets whose breed or breed mixes best fit their own personality.
  

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This book was very helpful when I adopted my first cats ever back in 2005. It has wonderful information in it, regarding behavior, food, illnesses, etc. Read full review

Contents

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SCats in the Wild
8
What is a Cat?
15
Introduction 16 The Unique
18
Structure of a
20
Cat Senses 34 Movement Balance
26
Top Predator 40 A Cats View of the World
38
Communication 52 Territory Socializing
42
Introduction 122 General Care 126 Parasites 128 Cat Viruses 130 Urinary Digestive Problems
128
Circulatory Respiratory Problems
132
Common Skin Problems
134
Diets Disease 138 Ears Eyes Mouth Teeth
136
Nursing a Sick Cat 142 Feline First
140
Alternative Medicine
144
Parting with Your
146
The Life of a
148

People Cats
54
The Cats Life Cycle 66 Daily Life
56
Caring for Cats
69
Introduction 70 Why a Cat ? 72 Choosing a Cat 76 Where to Find a Cat or Kitten
76
The Right Choice
78
Preparing for Your New Cat 84 Settling
82
Litter Training 90 Feeding 92 Hazards 94 Lifestyles
88
Keeping an Indoor Cat Happy
96
Grooming 100 Neutering Your
100
Motherhood Cats
103
Cats on the Move 106 Behavior Problems
104
The Best Start 118 Care of Older Cats
116
Your Cats Health
121
Cat Breeds
155
Introduction 156 Showing Cats 160 Coat Types 162 Longhairs Persian 175 SemiIonghairs
162
Shorthairs British American 206 Shorthairs Foreign
186
Orientals 226 Burmese 231 Siamese
218
Recent Developments
238
Amazing Cats
242
Cat Myths Legends
244
Literary Cats
246
Cats
248
Useful Addresses 251 Further Reading
250
Index 255 Credits
255
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