This is the definitive cat encyclopedia - a comprehensive guide to all the main cat breeds of the world. It features a wide variety of breeds, from the longhaired Persian to the hairless Sphynx; the ever-popular Shorthair the the tailless Manx; and the rarer breeds such as the elegant Singapura, Ocicat, Bengal and Japanese Bobtail. It provides fascinating descriptions of each breed including essential information about grooming, as well as insights into each breed's character and temperament. It includes expert advice on breeding from your cat, and how to enter your cat for a show. It features over 325 specially commissioned colour photographs. This is a comprehensive encyclopedia of the main cat breeds around the world. It is a perfect guide to the various breeds - their appearance, size, traits and more. Popular breeds such as the British Tabby are covered in detail, as well as rarer breeds such as the Ocicat and Ragdoll. The section on breeding pedigree cats covers essential information for the amateur breeder: the basics of genetic inheritance, and the process of selection, mating, pregnancy, post-natal care and caring for a litter. Lastly there is a section about the cat show circuit, with information and advice about entering, preparing and what to expect. Over 325 full-colour images and up-to-date expert text makes this the perfect reference guide for anyone wanting in-depth knowledge about the diverse and fascinating community of pedigree cats.
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