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Cat / written by Juliet Clutton-Brock.

Clutton-Brock, Juliet, (author.). DK Publishing, Inc. (Added Author).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780744050738
  • ISBN: 0744050731
  • ISBN: 9780744050721
  • ISBN: 0744050723
  • Physical Description: 72 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm.
  • Edition: Revised edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : DK Publishing, 2022.

Content descriptions

General Note:
First American edition, 1991.
At head of title: Eyewitness.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes index(page 72).
Formatted Contents Note:
What is a cat? -- The first cats -- Cat clans -- The bare bones -- Inside out -- Supersenses -- Magnificent movers -- Cleaning up -- Hunting -- The young ones -- Cat traits -- In a pride -- The tiger -- Tree climber -- Water cat -- High society -- Plains cats -- Forest felines -- Speed king -- Cats' kin -- The taming of the cat -- Myths and legends -- Aristocats -- Shorthairs -- Longhairs -- Curious cats -- Street life -- Caring for cats -- Did you know? -- Identifying breeds -- Find out more.
Summary, etc.:
Become an eyewitness to the fascinating lives of cats from fearsome felines to pampered pets.From small pets to large predators, discover how cats use their whiskers, senses, paws, claws, and more. This essential guide explores common cat characteristics and features iconic members of the cat family - find out why male lions have manes and how stripes on a tiger's coat help it to hunt. Introducing a much-loved pet alongside its wild family members in the animal kingdom. Read fascinating myths and legends of cats through history, view cat artifacts from ancient civilizations around the world, and learn how to identify domestic cat breeds as well as how to care for your pet.
Target Audience Note:
8-12 years
IG1210L Lexile
IG1010L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.3 1 17213.
Subject: Felidae > Juvenile literature.
Cats > Juvenile literature.
Wildcat > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Creative nonfiction.
Instructional and educational works.

Available copies

  • 8 of 14 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Stone County.


  • 0 current holds with 14 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Stone County-Galena J599.75 CLU (Text) 31358000556212 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -

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