Barron's Encyclopedia of Cat Breeds

Barron's Encyclopedia of Cat Breeds

A Complete Guide to the Domestic Cats of North America

Book - 2013
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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 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.
Publisher: Hauppauge, NY :, Barron's Educational Series, Inc.,, [2013]
Edition: 2nd edition
Copyright Date: ♭2013
ISBN: 9780764165801
Branch Call Number: 636.8003 HEL NVD
Characteristics: 384 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm

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