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The Book Of The Cat

Author : Frances Simpson
ISBN : 0342809369
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

The Book Of The Cat

Author : Angus Hyland
ISBN : 1786270714
Genre : Art
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Cats have been revered by artists since ancient times for their beauty, grace, independence, and air of mystery. Domesticated, but with a touch of the wild about them, they share our homes and endlessly fascinate us. The Book of the Cat is a cool and quirky collection of feline art and illustration by artists from around the world. Interspersed through the illustrations are short texts about the artists and their subjects. Beautifully designed and packaged, the book will appeal to cat lovers of all ages.
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The Book Of The Cat

Author : Elizabeth Fearne Bonsall
ISBN : 1548387517
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Down at my feet on the red tiles in front of a roaring great fire sit a great black cat and a soft white Angora pussy. They are named Ebony and Snowball and are as different in nature as they are in colour, but are devoted friends for all that. Possibly because of it! for where Snowball is timid, Ebony will bravely lead the way; while if Ebony is cross, Snowball will purr and coax and cuddle until he gradually grows peaceful and pleasant again. From the time he was a tiny kitten Ebony had known no home, and such food as he had was picked up when and wherever he chanced to find it. He had won many and lost few of his many cat battles, but he did not like to fight and never did it unless obliged to. Snowball had never struck or received a blow in all of her carefully guarded life. She was a finely bred Angora that had taken many prizes at the cat shows, while her meals-far from being irregularly picked up-had always been brought to her on a silver tray as regularly as the sun rose-and considerably oftener! One bright cold November afternoon Snowball was wandering restlessly around looking for something-anything-some excitement! As she passed the Dresden saucer filled with rich cream she sniffed, and when she caught sight of her silk-cushioned basket she fairly switched her tail. Even the favourite spot on the warm hearth failed to allure. Outside the wind blew the few remaining leaves from the trees in tempting swirls to the pavement, but she could not play with them. She was shut indoors for fear she might be stolen or stray! Stray! She would run away as soon as she found the chance! As she wandered into the broad hall some one opened the front door to pass through it, and Miss Pussy saw and seized her chance. Like a flash she darted down the steps and up the street, never stopping until she was well out of sight of the house. Then she paused and looked curiously around. Close under the railing of a shabby area, not many blocks from Snowball's home, she spied three rough-coated, gaunt cats greedily drinking from a dish of sooty skim milk. The saucer was thick and cracked, and-worse yet!-had not been washed since it contained boiled onions, but to the pampered runaway it seemed far more desirable than the cream she had left untasted in her own Dresden china plate. As she edged slowly toward them the three waifs paid no attention to her, beyond giving a warning growl or two, which Snowball-not understanding that she could be unwelcome-mistook for their usual way of speaking. With a friendly "P-r-r-r-rh!" of greeting she drew near, and lapped daintily at the strongly flavoured milk. Was it hunger, or the feeling of liberty and comradeship that made it taste so good and made her for one short instant perfectly happy? Then a stinging blow on one ear, followed immediately by a sharp slap on the side of her head from the big grey cat, sent her reeling dizzily away from the dish. She recovered herself and turned in abject terror, her one thought to escape from this uncalled for abuse, but directly in her path stood the black-and-white cat with lashing tail and flaming eyes. Another turn, and she was again confronted by the grey, crouching angrily ready for another attack. Snowball's heart seemed to stand still, and she shut her eyes and waited for the end, when with one bound the black cat stood between her and her enemies. He began battle instantly, and so vigourously that it was impossible to stand before the whirlwind of flying claws and snapping teeth that he seemed to have become....

The Book Of The Cat

Author : Michael Wright
ISBN : 0671416243
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Written by an expert team of veterinarians, cat breeders, and scientists, this comprehensive reference-guide covers all aspects of cat care, health, psychology, breeding, and showing
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The Complete Book Of The Cat

Author : Amanda O'Neill
ISBN : 1555214916
Genre : Pets
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Looks at the history of the cat, shows various breeds, and discusses feline anatomy, behavior, breeding, and health problems
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The New Basic Book Of The Cat

Author : William H. A. Carr
ISBN : 0684155494
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Information on and advice concerning all aspects of cat breeding, care, and showing include breed standards for every recognized and provisional breed, recent discoveries about nutrition, and chapters on cats in history and myth
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From The Cat S Point Of View

Author : Gwen Bohnenkamp
ISBN : 0964460114
Genre : Pets
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"Gwen has done us all a favor with this book. I put her in the Top Ten in the quite specialized field of feline behavior. A terrific chapter on Understanding Your Cat transcends the ordinary and makes the purchase price seem outrageously modest, let alone all the other advice herein." Cat World International Magazine "If you only buy one book on cat behavior, choose From the Cat's Point of View. This book is packed with sound, knowledgeable, clearly written information for every person owned by a feline." Mary Lee Nitschke, DVM "From the Cat's Point of View answers nearly every question the new cat owner could have and gives the experienced cat owner a look at life from the other side of the scratching post." The Abyssinian Cat Club of America
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Lucky The Cat S Book Of Poetry

Author : Neena Unchanin
ISBN : 9781643507323
Genre : Poetry
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The inspiration for the poems in this book came from real life. “The Computer Guy” was written after Lucky was chasing a cursor with his paw, which was moved all over the screen by the mouse. It was written in a matter of minutes, and not one word was ever changed. “Lucky the Meteorologist” poem was inspired by the unpredictable Vancouver weather. Even the best meteorologists are not always able to tell what kind of weather one can expect over the weekend; therefore it is sometimes hard to make picnic plans in British Columbia. “Tiana” poem is dedicated to her smart and beautiful daughter, Tiana, whom Lucky loved so much and with whom he had spent hours and hours staring into her books while she was in school “helping her with her studies,” how Neena liked to say. Additional characters in the poems are also real-life pets. Becky came to live with family seven years ago, and he is one beautiful and smart tomcat. Max is their friend’s cat and also close cousin of Becky. He is so cute and sympathetic. Vinnie is Tiana’s little dog whom they all adore.
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The Cat Fanciers Association Complete Cat Book

Author : Mordecai Siegal
ISBN : 9780062030399
Genre : Pets
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The Cat Fanciers' Association Complete Cat Book by Mordecai Siegal has descriptive copy which is not yet available from the Publisher.
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Author : Andrew Lloyd Webber
ISBN : 0156155826
Genre : Music
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Contains full color photographs of scenes from Cats, lyrics and dialogue, with production notes.
Category: Music