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Cats Subject Guide

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World Wide Web Resources

About.com: Cats
“An Internet guide for pet cats, with feature articles, Website links, and discussion forums. Topics covered include adopting cats, allergies, declawing, feral cats, kitten care, and more.”

Cat Fanciers
"We offer General Information about Cats and Cat Care, Cat Breed Descriptions from Abyssinian to Turkish Van, a wide selection of Cat Shows, Cat Clubs and Registries, the latest Veterinary Medicine documents and resources, Breed Rescue, Feline Welfare, and Shelter Information, and of course many Links to other Cat Related Sites." Also includes a Fanciers Breeder Referral List.”

The Cat Fanciers' Association
"CFA has a long and proud history of progressive action including support for feline health research and for the welfare of all cats. It has maintained a focus on quality in its breed standards, registration and pedigrees, as well as in its judging program, clerking program, and, in alliance with its associated clubs, show production." On this site, "you'll find information on cat shows, cat breeds and cat care, and a showcase of top winning cats."

“Sponsored and written by veterinarians, this informative site provides information about caring for pets (focused mainly on dogs and cats) and about veterinary medicine. Included are articles about pet care, veterinary procedures and drugs, pet services directories, a dictionary of veterinary terms, and news.”
Print Resources


Edwards, Alan The ultimate encyclopedia of cats, cat breeds & cat care London : Lorenz, c2003. Call # R 636.8 ED

Non Fiction

Coscia, Jennifer A. The holistic cat : a complete guide to wellness for a healthier, happier cat Berkeley, CA : North Atlantic Books, c2009. Call # 636.8083 CO

Davis, Caroline Essential cat Pleasantville, NY : Reader's Digest Association, c2005. Call # 636.8 DA

Dosa, David Making rounds with Oscar : the extraordinary gift of an ordinary cat New York, NY : Hyperion, c2010. Call # 362.17 DO

Edney, A. T. B.  ASPCA complete cat care manual London ; New York, NY : Dorling Kindersley, c1992. Call # 636.8 ED

Green, Susie Talk to your cat : how to communicate with your pet New York, NY : Sterling Pub. Co., c2005. Call # 636.8 GR

Hotchner, Tracie The cat bible : everything your cat expects you to know New York, NY : Gotham, c2007. Call # 636.8 HO

Jankowski, Connie Adopting cats and kittens : a care and training guide New York, NY : Howell Book House, c1993. Call # 636.8 JA

Kloth, Michael Shelter cats London : Merrell, c2010. Call # 636.8 KL

Myron, Vicki Dewey's nine lives : the legacy of the small - town library cat who inspired millions New York, NY : Dutton, c2010. Call # 636.8 MY

Nestle, Marion and Nesheim, Malden C. Feed your pet right : the authoritative guide to feeding your dog and cat New York, NY : Free Press, c2010. Call # 636.7084 NE

Oliver, Jane The complete book of cat care Edison, NJ : Chartwell Books, c1994. Call # 636.808 OL

Page, Jake Do cats hear with their feet? : where cats come from, what we know about them, and what they think about us New York, NY : Smithsonian Books, c2008. Call # 636.8 PA

Palika, Liz The complete idiot's guide to natural health for dogs and cats New York, NY : Alpha Books, c2011. Call # 636.0887 PA

Pitcairn, Richard H. and Hubble Pitcairn, Susan Dr. Pitcairn's complete guide to natural health for dogs & cats Emmaus, PA : Rodale Press, c1995. Call # 636.7 PI

Roby, Kate A. W. and Southam, Lenny The pill book guide to medication for your dog and cat New York, NY : Bantam, c2009. Call # 636.089 RO

Stefoff, Rebecca Cats New York, NY : Benchmark Books / Marshal Cavendish, c2004. Call # J 636.8 ST

Tabor, Roger Roger Tabor's cat behavior : a complete guide to understanding how your cat works Pleasantville, NY : Reader's Digest Association, c1997. Call # 636.8 TAB

Webster Boneham, Sheila Senior cats Neptune City, NJ : T.F.H. Publications, c2007. Call # 636.8 BO

Wilbourn, Carole C. The complete guide to understanding & caring for your cat New York, NY : Sterling, c2007. Call # 636.8 WI


The Cat Who… series by Lilian Jackson Braun. Call # F BRA

Mrs. Murphy series by Rita Mae Brown. Call # F BRO

Jane Stuart and Winky Mystery series by Evan Marshall. Call # F MAR

Joe Grey Mystery series by Shirley Rousseau Murphy. Call # F MUR

Simon, Clea Mew is for murder Scottsdale, AZ : Poisoned Pen Press, c2005. Call # F SIM


Cat Fancy

Educational Videos

African cats [videorecording] Burbank, CA : Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, c2011. Call # DVD 591.748 AFR

Inside nature's giants. Big cats [videorecording] PBS Distribution, c2012. Call # DVD 599.75 INS

In the womb. Cats and dogs [videorecording] National Geographic, c2009. Call # DVD 636.8 IN

National Geographic classics. Cats and dogs [videorecording] United States : National Geographic, c2009. Call # DVD 636.8 NAT

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