The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Cats, Cat Breeds & Cat Care

The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Cats, Cat Breeds & Cat Care

by Alan Edwards


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A visual guide to the main recognized cat breeds of the world: from the exotic long-haired Persian to the novel hairless Sphynx; the ever-popular Shorthair to the tailless Manx; and the rarer breeds such as the Singapura, Ocicat, Bengal, and Japanese Bobtail

Fascinating descriptions of each breed include essential information on grooming needs, as well as insights into each breed’s typical character and temperament

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

Guidelines on where to acquire and how to choose the right cat for your home environment, routine care, feeding and nutrition, grooming, breeding and showing, as well as healthcare, and essential first aid

Over 700 beautiful photographs

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781782143543
Publisher: Hermes House
Publication date: 12/28/2018
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 31,292
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

ALAN EDWARDS was a judge for 3 decades with the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy in Great Britain and was a frequent international judge worldwide. The Edwards bred British Shorthairs, Oriental Shorthairs, Siamese, and Silver Persians under the prefix “Taliesin” which was granted to them in 1970.

TREVOR TURNER recently retired as Chief Vet at Crufts. A veterinary surgeon for over 50 years, he also breeds and shows cats and dogs. Retired from general practice, he is a speaker at professional and breed seminars on all aspects of cat care. For his work in the advancement of feline and canine practice he has received awards from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, and the British Small Animal Veterinary Association.

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