Iíve contributed to the following books, either under my own name or as

The Original Cat Fancy Cat Bible The Definitive Source for All Things Cat (2014)
Sandy Robins, Dr Arnold Plotnick, Lorraine Shelton & Sarah Hartwell
Guest Author (breeds section)

Encyclopedia Of Cats (2008)
by Candida Frith-Macdonald
Referenced Source

Planet Cat (2007)
by Sandra Choron & Harry Choron

Robinson's Genetics for Cat Breeders and Veterinarians, 4th Ed (1999)
by Carolyn M. Vella, Lorraine M. Shelton BS BA, John J. McGonagle and Terry W. Stanglein VMD

Usborne First Pets - Cats and Kittens (1998, 2004)
by Katherine Starke

The Cat Book of Lists (2001, 2006)
by Stephen J Spignesi

The Older Cat: Recognizing Decline & Extending Life (paperback 2001, 2002)
The Older Cat: Recognizing Decline & Extending Life (Kindle/ebook 2011)
by Dan Poynter (2002)

In Praise of Older Cats: a Guide for People Owning Or Adopting Older Cats (Paperback, 11 pages)
by Sarah Hartwell (Author)
Publisher: Cats Protection League (1996)

Time to Let Go
by Sarah Hartwell (Author)
Publisher: Cats Protection League (1996)
(a guide to euthanasia and bereavement)

The Ultrafit Older Cat: How to Keep the Kitten in Your Cat (1993)
by Bradley Viner & Claire Bessant

Sick cat or kitten?I DO NOT give veterinary advice. Sick cats and kittens need to see a vet for proper diagnosis and treatment.

What breed is your cat? 90% of cats are random-bred. Without pedigree papers, a cat is considered random-bred regardless of looks.

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