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Chronicling the history of the cat world-renowned vet and author Dr. Bruce Fogle explains how one subspecies of the wildcat developed a tolerance for living near humans and became the domestic cat we know today. The New Encyclopedia of the Cat explores many aspects of the cat's role in human culture including cat worship and cats in folklore literature and art. More than 275 of the world's major cat breeds and varieties are lavishly photographed in specially commissioned full-figure portraits. Key facts are included about all the registered colour varieties their ancestry breed standards and temperament. The anatomy of the feline form is analyzed in detail from the skeleton and nervous system to the function of hormones and genes. There is extensive advice on your cat's health grooming and other aspects of responsible ownership. The instincts hunting and socialising and mating habits unique to cats are also explained in full. Truly encyclopedic in scope this is the essential reference for every cat lover.
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Dr. Bruce Fogle is DK's second biggest selling author, having sold nearly four million books worldwide. Bruce Fogle is internationally renowned for his expertise in animal behaviour. He is the author of several books on the behaviour, psychology and history of cats and dogs including titles such as Know you Cat and Natural Cat CareSynopsis:
Revised and updated, this feline guide includes new sections on feline genetics, behaviour in indoor and outdoor cats (including advice on how to deal with bizarre behaviours) and how to train cats.
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