Collins Complete Cat Owner's Manual

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9780004133171: Collins Complete Cat Owner's Manual

A comprehensive, beautifully illustrated guide to all aspects of owning a cat, whether a pedigree or a mongrel. Offering an appealing combination of accurate and practical information, stunning specially-commissioned photographs and eye-catching design.

The Collins Complete Cat Owner’s Manual is divided into four colour-coded parts, making it easy to locate the information you want quickly.

All the practical aspects of cat ownership are covered here:

Part 1: You and your cat
Choosing a cat: your needs and what to look for; bringing your new kitten or adult cat home; housing and bedding; neutering; grooming; exercise requirements; feeding your cat; practical and legal concerns; when you go away: boarding (kennelling) and travelling.

Part 2: Healthcare for your cat
Provides information on basic healthcare, including common health problems and how to manage them. First Aid.

Part 3: Breeding and showing
Advice for novices planning to breed or show their cat, including tips from the experts.

Part 4: A guide to breeds
An authoritative and superbly illustrated guide to all the major breeds of cats.

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• A comprehensive, superbly illustrated guide to all aspects of owning a cat
• Contains over 400 specially commissioned photographs
• Practical advice on bringing home a new kitten, feeding, grooming and exercise
• Includes an authoritative and colour-illustrated guide to the 38 major breeds of cat
• Valuable advice on breeding and showing pedigree cats
• Provides useful information on basic healthcare and first aid

This beautifully illustrated guide to raising a healthy and well-adjusted cat is indispensable for anyone owning a cat, whether an ordinary 'moggy' or an aristocratic pedigree.

Illustrated throughout with more than 400 superb colour photographs and full of sound, practical advice, 'Collins Complete Cat Owner's Manual' covers every aspect of cat ownership. A key feature is an illustrated guide to the 38 major breeds, making this a valuable book for all cat owners, including those who breed and show cats professionally.

It provides essential information on choosing the right cat, bringing home a new kitten, grooming, exercising, training and feeding. There are also fascinating sections on feline behaviour, and breeding and showing cats, plus useful advice on basic healthcare, and first aid.

Beautifully produced, authoritative and comprehensive, 'Collins Complete Cat Owner's Manual' is an essential guide to the welfare of your cat.

About the Author:

Susie Page is an All-Breed Judge in the USA and author of ‘Let’s Talk Cats’. She wrote a monthly column in ‘Cats’ for more than 20 years, and edited ‘Understanding Cats’ and ‘The Perfect Kitten’. She is the owner of six Burmese cats.

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