A delight for cat lovers, young and old, Gibbons has come up with an easy-to-read picture book that provides a complete introduction to a common household friend. Information about various cat breeds, the anatomy and physiology of cats, their unique senses, behavior and communication methods, and the birth and development of kittens can be found adeptly presented within the pages of this book. The care of cats is also explained, as well as the history of cats, and the superstitions surrounding these beautiful creatures in addition to many other fun and helpful miscellaneous facts. Gibbon's watercolor illustrations are vivid, lively and colorfully identify various breeds of cats. Large-print text makes this book a great tool for individual or group settings. A "purrrfectly" fun reading for preschoolers or children in the early grades.