This book introduces young readers to the Japanese bobtail cat, the feline recognized by its short, fluffy tail. Engaging, easy-to-read text invites students to examine this breed's history, personality, behavior, and development. Coat characteristics, common colors, size, and care instructions are also highlighted. Beautiful, full-color photos feature the Japanese bobtail in a variety of situations. An index and glossary are also included. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.