The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Cats, Cat Breeds & Cat Care


The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Cats, Cat Breeds & Cat Care (8Y+)

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The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Cats, Cat Breeds & Cat Care is the definitive cat encyclopedia that serves as a comprehensive visual guide to all the main recognised cat breeds of the world. From the exotic longhaired Sphynx; the ever-popular Shorthair to the tailless Manx; and the rarer breeds such as the Singapura, Ocicat, Bengal and Japanese Bobtail.

Included are fascinating descriptions of each breed, including essential information on grooming needs, as well as insights into each breed's typical character and temperament.

Get expert and comprehensive advice on how to care for your cat, with step-by-step photographic demonstrations.

Included are also guidelines on where to acquire and how to choose the right cat for your home environment, routine care, grooming, feeding & nutrition, breeding and showing, as well as heath care and essential first aid.

Features the very latest expert research and advice, and the most up-to-date coverage or contemporary cat breeds.

Includes over 700 expert photographs.

Format: Softcover
Pages: 256
Publisher: Hermes House
ISBN-13: 978-1-84309-225-4
Dimensions: 30 x 23 x 2 cm

Suitable for ages 8 years+

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Age 8Y+
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Int'l Shipping Yes
Sounds/Music No
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