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Encyclopedia of Cat Breeds: A Complete Guide to the Domestic Cats of North America

Encyclopedia of Cat Breeds

J. Anne Helgren

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Book Details:
Publisher:Barron's Educational Series Inc. ISBN:9780764165801 Published Date:18th April 2013 Dimensions:185 X 234 X 38 mm Weight:1.5426 kilograms Pages:352 Binding:Hardcover Illustrations:Colour throughout Condition:New

Full Description

Updated with the latest information on all recognized feline breeds, this valuable reference source includes a survey of feline history and evolution, a detailed description of the attributes that make a purebred cat, a summary of feline genetics, and an in-depth discussion of conformation, color, and coat. The breed profiles follow, with each profile accompanied by color photos and a bar graph-style at-a-glance summary of the breed's characteristics. Approximately 45 breeds are profiled, including: Abyssinian, American Shorthair, Bengal, Burmese, Cornish Rex, Himalayan, Maine Coon, Oriental, Persian, Ragdoll, Siamese, Sphynx, Turkish Angora . . . and many others. Added features that will be of interest to all cat fanciers include-- Descriptions of new or experimental breeds Extensive information on the American domestic cat A discussion titled "Which Breed is Right for You?" Advice on choosing a purebred cat Information on entering a cat in shows The book features more than 100 color photos plus handsome line art.