Once mousers for Vikings, Norwegian forest cats are a populous breed in the U.S. today. Tufts of fur pour out of their ears and toes, hailing back to their rugged, northern ancestry. Wegies, as they are often called, are affectionate pets. Discover more about the evolution of this wild breed in our title for young readers.
The intense gaze of a green-eyed Russian blue draws the attention of any cat admirer. Glistening, plush fur, a regal Russian history, and chosen loyalty to its owner give this cat a reputation of luxury. But the breed was not always so significant. Learn more about how the Russian blue earned a place among cat fanciers in our book for beginning readers.
Ever wonder what kind of feline the Chesire Cat is? He’s a British shorthair! This smiley, chubby-faced breed is versatile, friendly, and popular. Read more about the history, personality, and award-winning features of the British shorthair in this title for early readers!
Cornish rexes are the curly-coated supermodels of the cat world. Long, graceful, and poised, it is true that brains come along with their beauty, too! They are interactive with their owners and don’t like to be left alone for long. Cat-loving readers will enjoy learning about the quirks and antics of Cornish rexes!
American Curls are Peter Pan in feline form. Though they grow in size, they never grow out of their kitten ways. Even their ears resist conformity by curling backward just days after birth! In this book, curious young readers will meet a cat breed fit for life in Neverland.
From behind, Japanese bobtails look more like rabbits than cats. Their pom-pom tails are an unexpected feature. With every page turn, young readers will better understand the unique appeal of these rare cats and why some people consider them good luck charms.
Ocicats are tame pets disguised as wild animals. Their spotted coats make them look a lot like small ocelots, the wild cats they are named after! Looking past the spots and behind the name, this title introduces kids to a special kitten named Tonga that started a breed.