The sub-title of this book is "The ethics of feline aesthetics". The book presents numerous color photos of cat face painting. The artists generally use neutralized peroxide and vegetable dyes and usually only part of the cat is decorated. The rationale and customs behind the paintings is detailed. Bibliography at the back. This little hard back book is 5" high x 4 1/4" wide. Color photos throughout. Copyright 2006, First printing, 144 pages. Previously owned but in good condition.