Why Do Cats Meow?
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Why Do Cats Meow?

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Many children love cats, and there is so much to know about America's most popular pet. Why do they meow, hiss, and purr? Why do they have whiskers, tails, and claws? Beginning readers can find out the answers to those questions and many more in this fun, fact-packed book filled with colorful feline photos and drawings.
Paperback, 48 pages
Published April 23rd 2001 by Penguin Young Readers (first published 2001)
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Martin
Great little book about cats: a lot of information on the most popular house pet in the United States, presented in simple sentences perfect for young readers.

Inquisitive young minds wondering just why it is that cats purr, why they have whiskers, and how many hours cats sleep in a day, will find the answers to these questions and much, much more in this book.

Again: perfect for young readers.
Carol
I loved the kitten photos and illustrations in this book and there was lots of great information. One page I found oddly disturbing/funny. It read "If your cat brings a mouse or bird to you, don't get mad. Your cat is giving you a present to help you learn to hunt and to show it loves you. Just ask your parents to bury your cat's gift". It's the last sentence that struck me... I don't know why... it is to the point I guess.
Dolly
Feb 11, 2009 Dolly rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: parents reading with their children
Interesting and informative book about cats. Tells all about them in short segments. Our girls enjoyed this book.
Victoria Rios
well i dont know why i bought this book i already knew. But hey u gotta know sometimes!
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