Publisher description for Cat / written by Juliet Clutton-Brock ; [illustrations by Dave King].


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Counter Full-color photos. Take a look at the evolution, anatomy, and behavior of those fabulous felines--how they were revered by the ancient Egyptians and then reviled during the Middle Ages, why they nearly always land on their feet when they fall, and how the most cuddly house cat resembles its fiercest wild relative. "This is a browser's delight that will also appeal to the serious reader seeking facts about cats."--(starred) Science Books & Films.  

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Felidae Juvenile literature, Cats Juvenile literature, Cat family (Mammals)Cats