by Kelli A. Wilkins


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Cats by Kelli A. Wilkins

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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780793837717
Publisher: TFH Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 09/01/2007
Series: Animal Planet Pet Care Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 7.88(w) x 6.50(h) x 0.47(d)

About 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.

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
Leashes and Harnesses
ID Tags and Microchips
Grooming Supplies
Cat Toys
Good Eating     31
Food Basics
Feeding Your Cat
Types of Cat Food
Feeding Schedule
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
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
Daily Playtime
Quality Time
Up a Tree     87
Why Cats Misbehave
Biting and Grabbing
Other Unwanted Behaviors
Stepping Out     99
Traveling With Your Cat
Resources     106
Index     109

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Cats 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 16 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have a cat! Geuss where it came from! We found him in the barn! His name is ginger!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Sits down
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Weasels and Cats are the best. Its a fact. Join the League of Weasels
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Here are some facts cats DO NOT eat you when you die cats chew on their feet to keep their nails from getting to long Cats LOVE TO GET SCRACHED BEHIND THE EARS
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have 3 one is 19 one is 3 or 4 then my cat is 1almost 2 will anyone tell me how old thear cat(s) are?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I give you 5 star
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Opens her door
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hate cats and hate the book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Here are some facts about cats