The everything book of cats & kittens /

by Mills, Andrea; Dorling Kindersley, Inc [publisher.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, New York : Dk Publishing ; 2018.Edition: First American edition.Description: 95 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9781465470096; 1465470093.Other title: Everything book of cats and kittens; Cats & kittens; Cats and kittens.Subject(s): Cats -- Juvenile literature | Kittens -- Juvenile literature | Illustrated children's books | Cats | Kittens | Juvenile works
Contents:
World of cats -- Little and large -- From top to tail -- Fantastic furry felines -- Furry family -- Growing up -- House rules -- Paws and claws -- Cat characters -- Body language -- Meowing and talking -- Super senses -- Hunting habits -- Feline foodies -- Cat company -- Cat-friendly home -- True or false? -- Shorthaired breeds -- Longhaired breeds -- House cats -- Test your cat knowledge.
Summary: "Discover the world of cats in this guide to our favorite fluffy friends. Find out what meowing and purring really mean. Then learn how to keep your pet healthy and happy with lots of cat care tips. There are more than 40 breeds to meet, from fluffy Persians to silky Bengals. Which one would you choose?" -- Back cover.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Everything a child wants to know about cats and kittens, from breeds, features, pet care, and grooming, to discovering how their cats communicate with us and one another. <br> <br> This book is for anyone who loves cats and kittens, whether they're cat owners or want-to-be owners. Learn what cats are showing by their body language, know where they wander off to outside, and what they are trying to say to you. Discover the secrets of the playful and curious characters of these amazing pets in this fun, lively book. Packed with wonderful pictures and adorable cat facts, Cats and Kittens takes you into their fascinating world. Find out about the individual features of different breeds and how to take the best care of them, and be amazed by their intelligence and agile antics.

Includes index.

World of cats -- Little and large -- From top to tail -- Fantastic furry felines -- Furry family -- Growing up -- House rules -- Paws and claws -- Cat characters -- Body language -- Meowing and talking -- Super senses -- Hunting habits -- Feline foodies -- Cat company -- Cat-friendly home -- True or false? -- Shorthaired breeds -- Longhaired breeds -- House cats -- Test your cat knowledge.

"Discover the world of cats in this guide to our favorite fluffy friends. Find out what meowing and purring really mean. Then learn how to keep your pet healthy and happy with lots of cat care tips. There are more than 40 breeds to meet, from fluffy Persians to silky Bengals. Which one would you choose?" -- Back cover.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • World of cats (p. 4)
  • Little and large (p. 6)
  • From top to tail (p. 8)
  • Fantastic furry felines (p. 10)
  • Furry family (p. 12)
  • Growing up (p. 14)
  • House rules (p. 16)
  • Paws and claws (p. 18)
  • Cat characters (p. 20)
  • Body language (p. 22)
  • Meowing and talking (p. 26)
  • Super senses (p. 28)
  • Hunting habits (p. 28)
  • Feline foodies (p. 30)
  • Cat company (p. 32)
  • Cat-friendly home (p. 34)
  • True or false? (p. 36)
  • Shorthaired breeds
  • American Shorthair and British Shorthair (p. 38)
  • Australian Mist (p. 40)
  • Korat and Bombay (p. 42)
  • Singapura and Abyssinian (p. 44)
  • Exotics (p. 46)
  • Egyptian Mau and Ocicat (p. 48)
  • Bengal (p. 50)
  • Chausie and Chartreux (p. 52)
  • Savannah and Serengeti (p. 54)
  • Siamese and Oriental Shorthair (p. 56)
  • American Burmese and European Burmese (p. 58)
  • Cornish Rex and Devon Rex (p. 60)
  • Munchkin and Sphynx (p. 62)
  • Pixiebob and Japanese Bobtail (p. 64)
  • Longhaired breeds
  • Angora and Persian (p. 66)
  • Ragdoll and Maine Coon (p. 68)
  • Himalayan and LaPerm (p. 70)
  • Birman (p. 72)
  • Norwegian Forest Cat and Siberian Forest Cat (p. 74)
  • Somali and Balinese (p. 76)
  • Turkish Van and Turkish Angora (p. 78)
  • Nebelung and Selkirk Rex (p. 80)
  • Tiffanie and Chantilly (p. 82)
  • Scottish Fold (p. 84)
  • Manx (p. 86)
  • House cats (p. 88)
  • Test your cat knowledge (p. 90)
  • Glossary (p. 92)
  • Index (p. 94)
  • Acknowledgements (p. 96)

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