This book is designed for the new cat owner. Included is information about the various ways cats communicate and how an owner should respond. Subjects include: the purr, welcoming chirrup, the complaint, the protest. Lifestyle issues such as giving birth, straying, hunting and traveling with a cat are included. This hardback book is copyright 1978. This edition was updated and re-published in 1993. Slight yellowing of pages. 118 pages. Previously owned but in good condition.