The Complete Cat Breed Book, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465421076
  • ISBN-13: 9781465421074
  • DDC: 636.8
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 256 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Combining cat breeds, behavior, and training tips in one easy volume, The Complete Cat Breed Book is an essential reference to the basics of choosing and looking after a cat. Packed with practical advice on cat maintenance, from handling and grooming to nutrition, exercise, and health, current and prospective cat owners will discover the best cat breed for their lifestyle. Including charts and a photographed catalog of more than fifty cat breeds, each profile outlining the breed's history, appearance, and temperament, as well as coat color variations and breed-specific facts, this is the perfect guide for anyone wanting to raise and nurture a contented cat.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Introduction to Cats.
2: What Is a Cat?.
3: Choosing the Right Cat.
4: Catalog of Breeds.
5: Shorthairs.
6: Longhairs.
7: Care and Behavior.
8: Preparing for Arrival.
9: First Days.
10: Food and Feeding.
11: Handling Your Cat.
12: Socializing Your Cat.
13: Indoors or Outdoors?.
14: Cat Communication.
15: The Importance of Play.
16: Grooming and Hygiene.
17: Training Your Cat.
18: Behavior Problems.
19: Health and Breeding.
20: Health.
21: Inherited Disorders.
22: Responsible Breeding.