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?
About the Author
Lily Snowden-Fine is the illustrator of Why do dogs sniff bottoms?, also published by Thames & Hudson.
Dr Nick Crumpton is a zoologist at University College London. He is also the author of The Amazing Animal Atlas.