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Shelter Cats

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Publisher Comments:

Animal shelters in the U.S. take in millions of cats every year. If you're thinking of adopting a feline companion, Shelter Cats will provide you with everything you need to know to select and care for your perfect pet. You'll learn about the variety of shelter philosophies and services so as to find a shelter that meets your needs.

You'll learn how to evaluate the cats awaiting adoption so as to choose a cat whose personality will complement your own. Most importantly, you'll learn how to care for your new pet?from how to prepare for your cat's arrival to how to turn a skittish kitty into a loving lap cat. With heart-warming stories of successful adoptions and charming photographs, you'll be delighted that you have Shelter Cats when you bring home your adopted cat.

A Howell Cat Book of Distinction

Synopsis:

You'll learn how to evaluate the cats awaiting adoption so as to choose a cat whose personality will complement your own. Most importantly, you'll learn how to care for your new pet?from how to prepare for your cat's arrival to how to turn a skittish kitty into a loving lap cat. With heart-warming stories of successful adoptions and charming photographs, you'll be delighted that you have Shelter Cats when you bring home your adopted cat.

A Howell Cat Book of Distinction

About the Author

A true cat lover, Karen Commings has worked as a volunteer with shelters and animal organizations. She is a contributing editor and "From One Cat Lover" columnist for Cat Fancy magazine, and the author of The Shorthaired Cat: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet, published by Howell Book House. Ms. Commings lives with four shelter cats--Peaches, Cary, Mocha and Maggie Mae.

Table of Contents

Foreword.

Introduction.

Chapter 1: So, You Want to Adopt a Cat.

Chapter 2: What Kind of Cat Do You Want?

Chapter 3: Selecting a Shelter.

Chapter 4: Selecting Your Special Cat.

Chapter 5: Bringing Home Baby.

Chapter 6: Cat Care Basics.

Chapter 7: Basic Training.

Chapter 8: If You Really Want a Breed.

Chapter 9: In Service to Others.

Chapter 10: Resources.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780876056769
Foreword:
Fox, Michael W.
Author:
Fox, Michael W.
Foreword:
Fox, Michael W.
Author:
Commings, Karen
Publisher:
Howell Book House
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Cats - General
Subject:
Cats
Subject:
Animal shelters
Subject:
Cat adoption.
Subject:
Pet Care: Cats
Copyright:
Publication Date:
June 1998
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
9.32x6.04x.56 in. .84 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , You'll learn how to evaluate the cats awaiting adoption so as to choose a cat whose personality will complement your own. Most importantly, you'll learn how to care for your new pet?from how to prepare for your cat's arrival to how to turn a skittish kitty into a loving lap cat. With heart-warming stories of successful adoptions and charming photographs, you'll be delighted that you have Shelter Cats when you bring home your adopted cat.

A Howell Cat Book of Distinction

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