Record Details

Catalog Search

The cat : a natural and cultural history / Sarah Brown.

Brown, Sarah L., (author.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Burlington Public Library.

Current holds

2 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Burlington Public Library 636.8009 BROWN 2020 39851001596809 Non-fiction Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780691183732
  • ISBN: 0691183732
  • Physical Description: 224 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 216-219) and index.
Summary, etc.:
Of all the domesticated species, cats have enjoyed the most complex relationship with people--one that still leads to arguments about whether you can truly call the cat asleep by your fire "tame." The Cat is a comprehensive, richly illustrated exploration of the natural and cultural history of this much-loved pet. Chapters on Evolution & Development, Anatomy & Biology, Society & Behavior, and Cats & Humans take different angles on matters feline, offering rich information and insights about kitten development, the hierarchy of cats, how cats think, communication between cats and people, historic and extinct breeds, the challenges facing cats today and how we can help, and much, much more. The book also features a visually stunning photographic directory of more than forty popular breeds, with essential information about each. Filled with surprising facts, The Cat will enchant anyone with an interest in, or a love for, these animals.
Subject: Cats > History.
Genre: History.

Additional Resources