eBook The Cat Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465434437
  • ISBN-13: 9781465434432
  • DDC: 636.8003
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 320 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released April 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Overview

DK's new cat book, The Cat Encyclopedia, includes an introduction to feline anatomy, expert advice on kitten and cat care, and a celebration of cats in art and culture. Stunning photos of cat breeds from around the world form the core of the book, with information on the characteristics, origins, and behavior of each cat, as well as famous patrons of the breed. The Cat Encyclopedia is a celebration of all things feline, with a fully illustrated catalog of cat breeds including those recognized by TICA, CFA, GCCF and FIFe. The Cat Encyclopedia contains everything you need to know about cats in one easy-reference volume.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: Introduction to Cats.
2: Cat Species Around the World.
3: What is a Cat?.
4: From Wildcat to House Cat.
5: How Domestic Cats Spread.
6: Feral Cats.
7: Cats in Culture.
8: Cats in Religion.
9: Myths and Superstition.
10: Folklore and Fairy Tales.
11: Cats in Literature.
12: Cats in Art.
13: Cats in Entertainment.
14: Feline Biology.
15: Brain and Nervous System.
16: Cat Senses.
17: The Skeleton and Body Form.
18: Skin and Coat.
19: Muscle and Movement.
20: Heart and Lungs.
21: Digestion and Reproduction.
22: The Immune System.
23: Understanding Breeds.
24: Choosing the Right Cat.
25: Catalog of Breeds.
26: Shorthairs.
27: Exotic Shorthair.
28: Khao Manee.
29: Korat.
30: Chinese Li Hua.
31: Asian—Burmilla.
32: Asian—Smoke.
33: Asian—Solid and Tortie.
34: Asian—Tabby.
35: Bombay.
36: Singapura.
37: European Burmese.
38: American Burmese.
39: Mandalay.
40: Tonkinese.
41: Oriental—Foreign White.
42: Oriental—Solid.
43: Oriental—Cinnamon and Fawn.
44: Oriental—Smoke.
45: Oriental—Shaded.
46: Oriental—Tabby.
47: Oriental—Tortie.
48: Oriental—Bicolor.
49: Havana.
50: Thai.
51: Siamese—Solid-Pointed.
52: Siamese—Tabby-Pointed.
53: Siamese—Tortie-Pointed.
54: Colorpoint Shorthair.
55: Seychellois.
56: Snowshoe.
57: American Shorthair.
58: European Shorthair.
59: Chartreux.
60: Russian Blue.
61: British Shorthair—Solid.
62: British Shorthair—Colorpointed.
63: British Shorthair—Bicolor.
64: British Shorthair—Smoke.
65: British Shorthair—Tabby.
66: British Shorthair—Tipped.
67: British Shorthair—Tortie.
68: Turkish Shorthair.
69: Ojos Azules.
70: Egyptian Mau.
71: Arabian Mau.
72: Abyssinian.
73: Australian Mist.
74: Ceylon.
75: Ocicat.
76: Ocicat Classic.
77: Sokoke.
78: California Spangled.
79: Toyger.
80: Bengal.
81: Kanaani.
82: Savannah.
83: Serengeti.
84: Chausie.
85: Munchkin.
86: Kinkalow.
87: Lambkin Dwarf.
88: Bambino.
89: Scottish Fold.
90: Highlander.
91: American Curl.
92: Japanese Bobtail.
93: Kurilian Bobtail.
94: Mekong Bobtail.
95: American Bobtail.
96: Manx.
97: Pixiebob.
98: American Ringtail.
99: Sphynx.
100: Donskoy.
101: Peterbald.
102: Ural Rex.
103: LaPerm.
104: Selkirk Rex.
105: Cornish Rex.
106: Devon Rex.
107: German Rex.
108: American Wirehair.
109: House Cat—Shorthair.
110: Longhairs.
111: Persian Solid.
112: Persian—Blue- and Odd-Eyed Bicolor.
113: Persian—Cameo.
114: Persian—Chinchilla.
115: Persian—Golden.
116: Persian—Pewter.
117: Persian—Cameo Bicolor.
118: Persian—Shaded Silver.
119: Persian—Silver Tabby.
120: Persian—Smoke.
121: Persian—Smoke Bicolor.
122: Persian—Tabby and Patched Tabby.
123: Persian—Tabby Tricolor.
124: Persian—Tortie and Calico.
125: Persian—Bicolor.
126: Himalayan.
127: Balinese.
128: Balinese-Javanese.
129: York Chocolate.
130: Oriental Longhair.
131: Tiffanie.
132: Chantilly/Tiffany.
133: Birman.
134: Maine Coon.
135: Ragdoll.
136: Ragamuffin.
137: Somali.
138: British Longhair.
139: Nebelung.
140: Norwegian Forest Cat.
141: Turkish Van.
142: Turkish Vankedisi.
143: Turkish Angora.
144: Siberian.
145: Neva Masquerade.
146: Munchkin.
147: Kinkalow.
148: Skookum.
149: Napoleon.
150: Scottish Fold.
151: American Curl.
152: Highlander.
153: Japanese Bobtail.
154: Kurilian Bobtail.
155: Pixiebob.
156: Cymric.
157: American Bobtail.
158: Selkirk Rex.
159: Ural Rex.
160: LaPerm.
161: House Cat—Longhair.
162: Caring for Your Cat.
163: Preparing for Arrival.
164: Living Indoors.
165: Going Outdoors.
166: Essential Equipment.
167: First Days.
168: First Vet Check-Up.
169: Food and Feeding.