This is a complete guide to cat and kitten adoption, behaviour, health and care to enable owners to get the most out of their relationship with their cat. It includes detailed information on where to acquire your pet cat and which breed to choose, including preparing for its arrival and settling it in. It offers thorough exploration of cat behaviour - how they think, feel and why they behave in specific ways - to help owners understand their pets better. It presents authoritative guidance on diet, cat grooming, exercise and play, as well as avoiding and treating common cat problems and illnesses. It is accompanied throughout by a gorgeous selection of cat pictures and tip boxes to ensure complete accessibility.