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

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Here is a handsomely illustrated descriptive directory of virtually all major cat breeds available to prospective owners in America--a "must-read" reference source for cat lovers and breeders everywhere. Opening chapters include a survey of feline history and evolution, a detailed description of the qualities that make a purebred, a summary of feline genetics, and a discussion of conformation, color, and coat. Following are alphabetically arranged profiles of 40 different breeds, from Abyssinian through Burmese,...
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Here is a handsomely illustrated descriptive directory of virtually all major cat breeds available to prospective owners in America--a "must-read" reference source for cat lovers and breeders everywhere. Opening chapters include a survey of feline history and evolution, a detailed description of the qualities that make a purebred, a summary of feline genetics, and a discussion of conformation, color, and coat. Following are alphabetically arranged profiles of 40 different breeds, from Abyssinian through Burmese, Manx, and Scottish Fold, to Turkish Van. Remaining chapters provide detailed discussions of the American domestic cat, experimental breeds, choosing the right breed for the right household, pricing and judging quality when buying a purebred, descriptions of cat associations and shows, and advice on showing purebreds. Supplementary information includes a glossary of terms and a list of helpful books and periodicals.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780764150678
  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/28/1997
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 7.43 (w) x 9.37 (h) x 1.25 (d)

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  • Posted December 21, 2011

    I'm gonna get it soon!

    I like cats as well as dogs so Im getting the cat version of the encyclopedia of cat breeds! Get the dog book too! SQEAL!!!!!

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