- Health, Feeding & General Cat Care
Basic cat facts, feeding, kitten care, senior cat care, euthanasia and bereavement
- Behaviour & Training
Behavioural quirks, problems and training; cat communication, intelligence and emotions.
- Neutering & Medical
Early-neutering, anti-neutering and some medical issues.
- Cat Rescue & Feral Control
Starting cat rescue, cat hoarders, humane feral control, the Australia feral cat problem.
- Breeding Ethics & Purported Breed Origins
Moggy-breeding, Designer Breeds, Extreme Typing, untangling breed origins
- Colours, Conformation & Fur Types
Colours, Body Types, Tail Types, Ear Types and Fur Types
- Basic Genetics for Breeders and Cat Lovers ** Tortie & Calico Tomcats
Genetics jargon explained, how inheritance works, mutation, cloning, tortoiseshell tomcats, mosaics & chimeras
- Cats & Cat Care Through The Ages
A decade-by-decade look at cat care.
- Historical Cat Books
- Historical News Cuttings
- Curious Cats and Medical Anomalies
Cabbits, Squittens, Winged cats and a library of medical anomalies intended as a resource for breeders, veterinarians and rescuers.
- Genetics Studies, Small Cat Hybrids, British Big Cats & Prehistory
Critique of DNA studies, facts and fallacies about domestic/wildcat hybrid breeds and the elusive "British panther".
- General Interest
Anything that doesn't fit in one of the other categories!
- Cat Breeds & Types (A-Z) - Recognised & Unrecognised
The web's most comprehensive list of breeds and varieties, living and extinct.
Iíve contributed to the following books, either under my own name or as Messybeast.com
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
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)
The Ultrafit Older Cat: How to Keep the Kitten in Your Cat (1993)
by Bradley Viner & Claire Bessant