A beautifully illustrated guide to over 200 breeds of long- and short-haired cats, now reissued in new flexibinding This Collins Gem is being reissued in flexibinding, providing the durability of a hardback with the flexibility of a paperback. The stylish new cover design will enliven this and 70 other bestselling Gems. Not for cats the selfless obedience and desire to please manifest in dogs. Cats would like you to understand that they live with you by choice -- theirs. Collins Gem Cats is the ideal introduction to the different cat breeds and their behaviour. Each entry in the book includes: * A full-colour photograph and history of the breed * Details on the breed's varieties, coat length, colour, type of fur, markings, size and characteristics * Background information and fun trivia In addition there are explanations of cat behaviour and activities, plus advice on how to choose and care for a cat. Sections on famous cats and cat lore, plus a glossary of appropriate terms complete this easy-to-use guide.