Cat & Kitten Books

  • Norton the Cat Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781785035050 - Peter Gethers
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    These books are purr-fect for any cat lover. They celebrate the bond that exists between felines and humans.

    Peter was a confirmed loner and wasn't keen on cats but then he received Norton from his then-girlfriend and although she went, the cat stayed and the duo became inseparable.

    These books look at how Norton taught Peter how to live and love. There's also a heartbreaking tribute to the 14 years they spent together in Forever Norton.
  • BODA
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    Internet sensation Bodacious the Shepherd Cat tells his life story in this meow-some memoir.

    The purr-fect book for cat lovers is told from Bodacious' point of view. He talks about how he ended up living on a farm and fondly recalls the early mornings and frosty starts, hard work and mouth-watering food he's enjoyed along the way.

    From Oscar the farm cat to border collie/fox terrier-cross Pepper, Bodacious talks about the animal characters he met on the farm and perfectly captures the atmosphere of the farm house, orchards and fields.
  • ALKNC
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    The perfect gift book for cat lovers everywhere, showing how to measure your cat's intelligence in a series of easy and fun tests. How clever is your cat? Can your cat: * Make sounds upon request? * Predict a change in the weather? Or is your cat the type who * Falls of ledges while sleeping? * Continually runs into walls or doors? You can find out how smart your cat really is by giving him or her the Cat IQ Test - a simple, four-part intelligence test. By observation and by using everyday household items, you will be able to measure your cat's co-ordination, communication, social and reasoning powers. Also includes: * Suggestions on how to improve your cat's IQ. * Comparative scores of other cats by age, sex and type. * A Certificate of Merit to be filled in and proudly displayed on completion of the Cat IQ Test.
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    When James Bowen found an injured, ginger street cat curled up in the hallway of his sheltered accommodation, he had no idea just how much his life was about to change.

    James was living hand to mouth on the streets of London and the last thing he needed was a pet. Yet James couldn't resist helping the strikingly intelligent tom cat, whom he quickly christened Bob. He slowly nursed Bob back to health and then sent the cat on his way, imagining he would never see him again. But Bob had other ideas. Soon the two were inseparable and their diverse, comic and occasionally dangerous adventures would transform both their lives, slowly healing the scars of each of their troubled pasts.

    A Street Cat Named Bob is a moving and uplifting story that will touch the heart of anyone who reads it.

    James Bowen's A Street Cat Named Bob has been chosen as a World Book Night book for 2015.
  • AIWJX
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    Keep your cat happy and healthy. Looking forward to welcoming your new cat or kitten? Complete Cat Care combines everything you need to know about cats and cat care in one practical manual, with day-to-day advice on cat grooming, cat behaviour and nutrition, as well as cat health and cat disorders. This cat book is packed with expert advice to help you to nurture your feline from kittenhood to old age. You'll find essential guidance on getting your cat, socialising your cat, tips on what to feed your cat and advice on training your cat. Step-by-step photography shows you how to handle your cat, how to groom it and how to administer basic first aid. Further health advice covers common and more serious cat disorders, with quick reference checklists and advice on how to treat and when to seek a vet, so you can keep your cat in purrfect health. Complete Cat Care will help you keep your cat healthy at every stage of its life.
  • AKGUA
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    The definitive visual guide to cats The Cat Encyclopedia is a comprehensive cat compendium that has all the facts about cats and kittens and is packed with beautifully photographed profiles of different breeds from the Maine Coon to the Khao Manee. This extensive catalogue of cat breeds includes information on cat anatomy, cat behaviour and kitten and cat care, plus an authoritative care programme providing advice for every stage of your cat's life. You can learn how to understand your cat, how to handle your cat, the importance of play, first aid tips and much more. You'll also find fascinating facts about the celebration of cats in arts and culture and their place in magic and superstition. Filled with beautiful images of cats The Cat Encyclopedia (content previously used in The Complete Cat Breed Book 9781409380634) is a stunning celebration of this ever popular pet and is perfect for cat lovers everywhere.
  • ANHGA
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    Published in association with the RSPCA, the UK's leading animal welfare charity, this practical family guide is full of expert advice on how to choose a kitten and how best to look after it. If you already own or are planning to buy a kitten this easy-to-use introductory guide is a must. Clearly illustrated with colour photographs throughout, it covers all aspects of daily care including housing, feeding, handling, hygiene, grooming, health and first aid. Published in association with the experts at the RSPCA, this book will help you ensure that you are giving your kitten the best possible start in life.
  • AGSOE
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    This title offers an alternative therapies for cat health and vitality. Features: an expertly written guide to holistic care for good cat health and well-being, helping to prevent ill health and maintain your pet's natural balance and harmony; understanding the link between body and mind: day-to-day preventative cat care, with professional advice on housing, feeding, grooming, exercise, worming, neutering and reproduction; an accessible guide to the major holistic therapies available in modern veterinary care: what they involve, how they work, and how your cat will respond; step-by-step instruction for alternative therapies to practise at home, including herbalism, homeopathy, aromatherapy, massage and Bach Flower remedies; and beautifully illustrated with over 280 photographs from a leading animal and wildlife photographer, showing how each therapy and treatment is applied. A natural lifestyle in tune with your cat's needs will help maintain balance and harmony, and this book aims to treat the whole animal with preventative and supportive remedies. It covers day-to-day care, housing, exercise, grooming, nutrition and diet, and then focuses on therapies such as massage, TTouch, physiotherapy, osteopathy, herbalism, homeopathy, Bach Flowers and aromatherapy. It provides solutions for problems such as aggression, fear and jealousy, eye and ear disorders, digestive problems and skin irritations. It is a beautifully illustrated reference book which offers an invaluable guide to cat health for owners who want the very best for their pet.
  • BCZLT
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    Part of a great new series of comprehensive and accessible encyclopedias on our favourite animals, this is your definitive guide to the cat. Discover the cat throughout history and culture, its anatomy, appearance and behaviour, and take in a wealth of practical advice on how to choose a cat, care, health, breeding, and showing your cat. Information on evolution and classification is included before succinct clear entries go on to cover all the main breeds of domestic cat (nearly 60), split into shorthair and longhair and organised by type. There are also entries on wild cats and helpful statistics and icons provide essential information at a glance.
  • AUOBS
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    The idea of a trained cat seems a contradiction in terms. As domestic pets, cats have evolved very differently from dogs: naturally solitary, wary, easily threatened by newcomers, they are attached to place rather than people, and much of their 'antisocial' behaviour arises in situations where that attachment is threatened. But, as cat experts Sarah Ellis and John Bradshaw argue, such stress-induced behaviour can be prevented, reduced, even eliminated, by training. A comprehensive and engaging step-by-step guide, The Trainable Cat will help you to help your cat negotiate the complexities of everyday life: to enjoy living with humans - including new babies and lively toddlers - and other pets; to answer to their name; settle into a new home; and to overcome the anxiety of a visit to the vet. You can train your cat to do what is in its own best interests - even when its instincts tell it otherwise. The result will be a cat that is easier to manage, and a cat happy in its own well-being.
  • BKMNE
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    Let the four-legged masters of Zen-cats-help you cultivate happiness in this meditative guide that uses feline behavior as a model for inner peace and includes an interactive cover which produces the sound of five different soothing purrs.With their let-it-go attitude, de-stressing capabilities, and healing purrs, cats radiate inner peace. In the field of personal development, the feline has become a model for positive thinking and a Zen attitude, their purrs the feline equivalent of saying "om."Purrhaps the most comforting book you'll ever need, Gilles Dierderichs' unique guide brings together the twelve teachings of the Master Cat, cat-therapy workshops, concentration, observation, and relaxation exercises-daily meditations, a quiz to discover the cat inside of you, and the fifteen purrs of happiness and success that will help you to:Take actionEnjoy pleasureApproach adversityApproach and seduceBe compassionateGauge strengthTest every potentialUnveil mysteryAccept the mysticalHealWake upDreamPrepareLearnListenAnd more . . . Filled with inspiring advice that can teach you how to slow down and focus, Purr is a joyful companion for every cat lover and anyone who wants to learn how to cultivate inner peace.
  • AVIBX
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    Why do cats cry to come in and then cry to go out again? Why do they chatter silently at the window? Why can't they be trained to fetch your slippers? Where are the most unusual places they've been employed as mousers? Why are there so many cat superstitions? This cat compendium educates and entertains with facts about everything from wild cat ancestry and cat physiology to cat worship and cat movie stars. We'll investigate how cats experience the world and what they think of their human companions and explore why cats have inspired both reverence and fear throughout history. Drawing on the vast body of knowledge belonging to the world's most famous dogs and cats home, the book contains numerous snippets that readers can dip into as well as longer essays and stories that can be enjoyed at leisure. Attractively designed, with charming photographs, and beautifully packaged as a hardback gift book, this is the ideal present for every cat lover.
  • BRQPD
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    Dr. Deva Khalsa, a pioneer in holistic veterinary medicine, shares her effective, integrative approach to permanently eliminating pet allergies in this invaluable book. Dr. Khalsa shows how to strengthen the immune systems of dogs and cats without invasive techniques or pharmaceutical drugs, and she presents holistic health therapies for keeping pets as healthy as they can be. Developed over decades of practice and study, Dr. Khalsa's methods combine holistic approaches to healthcare, such as wholesome nutrition, alternative therapies, herbal remedies, and botanical medicine. The Allergic Pet features a detailed explanation of the author's allergy-elimination technique-a new approach for dealing with allergies in pets. This inspired book offers useful advice for dog owners on food sensitivity, asthma, ear infections, skin and coat problems, gastrointestinal issues, vaccinations and more.
  • BQAEO
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    For fans of A Street Cat Named Bob and Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World, Strays is a compelling true story of a man who rescues a stray, injured cat and how they save each other. Homeless, alcoholic, and depressed, Michael King lives in a UPS loading bay on the wrong side of Portland, Oregon. One rainy night, he stumbles upon a hurt, starving, scruffy cat and takes her in. Nursing her back to health, he names her Tabor. When winter comes, they travel from Oregon to the beaches of California to the high plains of Montana, surviving blizzards and bears, angry steers and rainstorms. Along the way, people are drawn to the spirited, beautiful cat and moved to help Michael. Tabor comforts Michael when he's down, giving him someone to love and care for, inspiring him to get sober and come to terms with his past family traumas and grief over the death of his partner. But when Michael takes Tabor to a vet in Montana, he discovers that she has an identification chip and an owner who has never given up hope of finding her. Michael makes the difficult choice to return to Portland to reunite Tabor with her owner and learn to create a new purpose in his life after Tabor. Strays is the true story of a charismatic, adventurous cat and the healing power of the bonds between humans and animals.
  • AACHI
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    There are only three things a cat needs for a fine life - good food, a comfortable bed, and universal praise and love. Luckily - after converting his human, Peter, from cat hater to cat lover - Norton has plenty of all three. And they're about to get better, as his Peter and girlfriend Janice decide to up sticks and spend a year in rural France. Norton in Provence is like - well - the cat who got the cream, whether he is hunting for mice in the rambling garden, hanging out with the local stray cats in the sun-drenched town square or being treated to delicacies in fine restaurants. And with Norton by his side, Peter finds that his Gallic neighbours welcome their new guests with open arms. Over the course of the year, Peter learns how to sit back, relax and enjoy the pleasures of a simple life. In "A Cat Called Norton", the eponymous cat taught Peter how to love. Now, in "For the Love of Norton", he teaches Peter what it is to truly live.
  • AVWXE
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    House cats rule back alleys, deserted Antarctic islands, and our bedrooms. Clearly, they own the Internet, where a viral cat video can easily be viewed upwards of ten million times. But how did cats accomplish global domination? Unlike dogs, they offer humans no practical benefit. The truth is they are sadly incompetent rat-catchers and pose a threat to many ecosystems. Yet, we love them still. To better understand these furry strangers in our midst, Abby Tucker travels to meet the breeders, activists, and scientists who've dedicated their lives to cats. Witty, intelligent, and always curious, Tucker shows how these tiny creatures have used their relationship with humans to become one of the most powerful animals on the planet. The appropriate reaction to a cuddly kitten, it seems, might not be aww but awe.
  • AVHXM
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    Jane Bown is a legendary Observer photographer best-known for her portraits of icons from Beckett to Bjork. This is a charming collection of 100 black and white pictures of felines which reveals the same sympathetic eye and wit as her portraits. She captures the cats sprawling, prowling, lolling, playing, feeding and lounging. House cats, alley cats, show cats and kittens trip and gambol across these pages making this the perfect photographic treat for cat-lovers.
  • AUVSD
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    Understanding Your Cat will teach you everything you need to know about how to communicate with your cat! Only through true understanding can we form loving and lasting bonds with our feline companions, so it is doubly important that we learn to interpret the sounds and postures that they use to talk to us.

    Understanding Your Cat will teach you all you need to know to communicate effectively with your pet, from learning the difference between a yowl and a mew, to identifying what it means when your cat's hair stands on end. Understanding Your Cat will also explain how cats perceive the world and how they would interpret your behaviour, which will allow you to adapt your habits to make your feline feel safe and contented.

    With this increased understanding, you can promote better communication, prevent problems and resolve behavioural difficulties
  • BMLRJ
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    As it begins, The Inner Life of Cats follows the development of the young Augusta while simultaneously explaining the basics of a kitten's physiological and psychological development. As the narrative progresses, McNamee also charts cats' evolution, explores a feral cat colony in Rome, tells the story of Augusta's life and adventures, and consults with behavioral experts, animal activists, and researchers, who will help readers more fully understand cats. McNamee shows that with deeper knowledge of cats' developmental phases and individual idiosyncrasies, we can do a better job of guiding cats' maturation and improving the quality of their lives. Readers' relationships with their feline friends will be happier and more harmonious because of this book.
  • BQGYQ
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    Aerospace engineer Mac Delaney leads readers through 10 projects that solve everyday cat people problems, complete with step-by-step illustrations.
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    For all those people who say they aren't cat people, but deep down know they are.Helen Brown wasn't a cat person, but her nine-year old son Sam was. So when Sam heard someone mention that her cat had just had a litter, he pleaded to go and see them. Helen was powerless to resist and the deal was done -- to be delivered when the kitten was big enough to leave her mother.Just a week later, Sam was killed in a road accident. Not long after this, a little black kitten was delivered to the family's doorstep. Totally numbed by Sam's death, Helen had completely forgotten about the new arrival, which belonged in another universe when Sam was still alive.Helen was ready to send her back, but Sam's younger brother, Rob, identified with the kitten who'd also lost her brothers. Stroking her, it was the first time Helen had seen him smile since Sam's death. There was no choice, the kitten -- dubbed Cleo -- had to stayCleo's immense character slowly taught the family to laugh again, giving them hope of getting back to normal. She went on to become the high priestess of Helen's household - vetoing her new men, terrifying visiting dogs and playing an integral role in their lives to become both a guardian and friend.
  • AUNPM
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    Cat lovers, rejoice! This irresistible book compiles over 400 photos from the hugely popular Instagram profile @cats_of_instagram into a keepsake treasure. Playful categories including "bowties," "surprise!," and "happy cats" showcase all the charm and delightful quirks of the wide world of cats. This is a gift that will have feline fans smiling in recognition, surprise and appreciation.
  • BKGLA
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    This early chapter book continues the story of Charlie & Mouse with four stories around a visit from their grandfather, "Grumpy." In this adorable book from the funny and talented Laurel Snyder and Emily Hughes, Charlie & Mouse & Grumpy explore the process of getting big, pouncing, making a fort, and tenderly saying goodbye. Both parents and young readers will enjoy these heartwarming and silly stories of imagination and play, and the loving bond between generations.
  • BMLLQ
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    The cats are back in their continuing mission: to boldly go where no one has gone before. This companion to the bestselling Star Trek Cats brings the many adventures of Star Trek: The Next Generation to life in a faithfully feline homage to the hit series. From encounters with the Borg to adventures on the holodeck, Captain Picard and the rest of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D crew are reimagined as cats with lovingly detailed and eyebrow-raising scenes from throughout the award-winning series, perfect for Star Trek fans across the galaxy.TM & (c) 2018 CBS Studios Inc. STAR TREK and related marks and logos are trademarks of CBS Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved.