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Why do cats meow? : curious questions about your favorite pet / illustrated by Lily Snowden-Fine ; cat expert Dr. Nick Crumpton.

Crumpton, Nick, (author.). Snowden-Fine, Lily, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 5 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 8 total copies.

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Curious questions about your favorite pets.
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Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville Y 636.8 CRU (Text) 34706001916354 Childrens Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola J 636.8 CRU (Text) 33118000195875 Children: Nonfiction Available -
Eckhart PL - Main J 636.8 CRU (Text) 840191003080145 Children's New - Lower Level Checked out 08/09/2021
Hussey-Mayfield Mem. PL - Bookmobile j 636.8 CRUMPTON (Text) 33946003832826 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
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Morgan Co PL - Morgantown Branch J 636.8 CRU (Text) 78551000382887 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Orleans Town and Twp PL - Orleans J 636.8 Cru (Text) 36870000505280 J Nonfiction Checked out 08/19/2021
Whiting PL - Whiting +636.8 C888 (Text) 51735012074083 Children's department Checked out 08/24/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780500652381
  • ISBN: 0500652384
  • Physical Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Thames and Hudson, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Lions in your living room: How long have people kept pet cats? -- The good, the bad and the snuggly: How many different cats are there? -- Making their mark: Do cats have territories? -- Caterwauling kitties: Why do cats meow? -- Feeling the way: What do a cat's whiskers do? -- Following your nose: Why do cats have wet noses? -- Wary of the water: Why don't cats like water? -- An appetite for destruction: Why do cats like scratching things? -- Unbreakable: Do cats have nine lives? -- Moody moggies: Is my cat ignoring me? -- Celestial creatures: Why were cats worshipped? -- Cats in high places: Could cats rule the world? -- Hunting instinct: Why do cats bring us dead animals? -- Family matters: Where do cats like to have kittens? -- Clean freak: Why do cats lick their own bottoms? -- Content as can be: How can you keep your cat healthy? -- Cat words: Index -- Witches and omens: Do cats bring bad luck? -- What a cat sees: Can cats see in the dark? -- Petting your pet: Do cats like being stroked?
Summary, etc.:
In this new addition to the Curious Questions About Your Favourite Pets series, children will learn everything they've always wanted to know about their cats. This book answers questions like, "How long have people kept cats?," "Why do cats like scratching chairs?," "What does 'meow' mean?," and "Do cats have nine lives?" Combining mythological stories--such as how the superstitions surrounding black cats originated and the prominent role cats played in ancient Egyptian worship--with zoological information, Why Do Cats Meow? is a fun, unique reading experience. Children will learn how best to care for their own pet and come to understand why humans and cats have such a special relationship.
Subject: Cats > Juvenile literature.
Cats > Behavior > Juvenile literature.
Cats > Behavior.
Genre: Instructional and educational works.
Picture books.
Trivia and miscellanea.

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Curious questions about your favorite pets.

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