Cats [NOOK Book]

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Cats provide long-term companionship and joy to the lives of millions. This comprehensive title covers a variety of important subjects for cat owners, including daily care, health, and advice on caring for senior cats.

Cats have always fascinated humans, and they have become one of the most popular of all pets. Although often regarded as aloof, in reality cats are loving, intelligent pets who make great companions for people of all ages. In ...
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Cats

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Overview

Cats provide long-term companionship and joy to the lives of millions. This comprehensive title covers a variety of important subjects for cat owners, including daily care, health, and advice on caring for senior cats.

Cats have always fascinated humans, and they have become one of the most popular of all pets. Although often regarded as aloof, in reality cats are loving, intelligent pets who make great companions for people of all ages. In Cats, you'll find authoritative advice on how to provide a happy, healthy home for your feline friend. Suitable for first-time owners or cat enthusiasts, this book includes the most current information on proper housing, nutrition, and health care, with additional sections on caring for senior cats, tips on traveling, and training for good behavior as well as fun.

Each book in the Animal PlanetĀ® Pet Care Library contains original, lively text, complete with informative tips and colorful photos illustrating all aspects of pet care. Expertly written, these user-friendly guides are bound to delight the entire family.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780793847877
  • Publisher: TFH Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/1/2009
  • Series: Animal Planet Pet Care Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 340,339
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

Kelli A. Wilkins is a multi-published author and a life-long cat lover. Her nonfiction pet care books include Quick & Easy Cat & Kitten Care, The Simple Guide to Cats, and Hermit Crabs for Dummies. She lives in New Jersey with her husband and her cat, Inky.
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Table of Contents


Why I Adore My Cat     5
The History of Cats
Physical Characteristics
Temperament and Behavior
The Stuff of Everyday Life     17
Cat Carriers
Litter Boxes
Cat Litter
Food and Water Dishes
Cat or Kitten Food
Scratching Posts
Kitty Condos
Beds
Collars
Leashes and Harnesses
ID Tags and Microchips
Grooming Supplies
Cat Toys
Good Eating     31
Food Basics
Feeding Your Cat
Types of Cat Food
Water
Feeding Schedule
Obesity
How Much Should You Feed Your Cat?
Looking Good     47
Coat, and Skin Care
Nail Care
Eye Care
Ear Care
Dental Care
Finding a Professional Pet Groomer
Grooming as Bonding Time
Feeling Good     57
Finding a Veterinarian
The Annual Vet Visit
Vaccinations
Neutering and Spaying
Signs of Illness
General Illnesses
Alternative Therapies
Being Good     75
Socializing Cats With Children
Socializing Cats With Other Cats
Socializing Cats With Other Pets
Litter Box Training
Tricks
Daily Playtime
Quality Time
Up a Tree     87
Why Cats Misbehave
Housesoiling/Spraying
Scratching
Jumping
Biting and Grabbing
Other Unwanted Behaviors
Stepping Out     99
Showing
Traveling With Your Cat
Resources     106
Index     109
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 24, 2013

    Cat are not ugly!!

    Who ever wrote cats are uglyy is dumb because a cat would never scratch u if you were a nice person so your not nice and im with you girl who said she likes cats (ps your never love them as much a me)

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 3, 2014

    Cats SUCK

    S-U-C-K. Dogs are way way better by 97%

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 5, 2014

    Y

    Tmuch djdjjjjdjddkao to much money.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 11, 2014

    Cat

    Opens her door

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 13, 2013

    Thailynn

    I give you 5 star

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 1, 2013

    The one below

    Im sad for what you just said. Cats are cute but I don't like them because rhey leave too qickly. I know you are going to tell me that Im crazy but dogs are more suitable for me. Cats are just not my type. That person is just reviewing. Thats all....I think Im going to cry................. :'( Please dont make me.....( tears streaming down cheeks ) CRY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 20, 2013

    Ember M. I LOVE cats!

    I LOVE CATZ BECAUSE THEY ARE SOFT AND CUDDLY! CATS ARE NUMBER #1!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 16, 2013

    Ugh caats are ugly

    Hate cats and hate the book

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 16, 2013

    To any body

    I love cats and there so cute sleeping!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!##!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!$$$!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 2, 2013

    Facts of Cats

    Here are some facts about cats

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