This work is for anyone considering buying a cat, or whose home is already run by one! Discover everything you need to know about cats in this comprehensive guide from the UK's No.1 vet, Dr Bruce Fogle. Meet sixty breeds, from the Manx to the Japanese Bobtail, and learn how to identify the characteristics that make each one special. Make sure you know how to look after your purrfect friend with tips and advice on preparing for a new arrival, feeding, grooming, training, nutrition, first aid and preventative care. Plus, find out how cats and humans have lived together throughout history and how looking after a cat can help you live longer.