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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 ...

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Overview


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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764165801
  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/1/2013
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 392
  • Sales rank: 148,803
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author


J. Anne Helgren has written six books and hundreds of articles on cats and cat care in Cat Fancy, Purina ProCare, I Love Cats, and other publications. She is also a contributing editor for Cats Magazine, where she wrote their featured "Breed of the Month" column for nine years. She also wrote 50 cat breed profiles for IAMS.com, and more than 40 articles for Pet Place.com. She is a professional member of the Cat Writers' Association.
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    Posted October 6, 2014

    To Number 2

    You are a dummy.

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    Posted October 11, 2014

    Evelution not true. From frecklepaw

    Your foolish if you believe evelution. God made us not monkeys. And im the auther of The types.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 9, 2014

    FIRST!!!!

    And the kittens were soooooooioo cute!!!!~DEDE425

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 11, 2013

    Cute

    The kittens are so cute i just want to pet them soooooooooooooooooooooooooooo bad. Learning about the manx that i have a better understanding of my white cat, Casper.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 22, 2013

    Hol

    Como estas? Yo hablo usted Ingles? Anyway, I love the book.

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