Egyptian Royalty?Book - 2011
In ancient Egypt, people thought that cats were descended from gods and had great powers. Cats even lived in palaces with pharaohs who revered them as sacred beings. Some people think that Abyssinian cats were bred in Egypt thousands of years ago because they look like the cats in ancient Egyptian art and hieroglyphics. Whether or not Abyssinians were originally bred in Egypt, one thing is certain: these beautiful cats are now popular all over the world! The Abyssinian's playful nature makes it a great choice for anyone who wants a curious and energetic pet. A narrative treat for all cat lovers, Abyssinian Cats: Egyptian Royalty? includes fun, real-life stories about these cats while also recounting the breed's history, personality, suitability as a pet, and the special characteristics that set it apart from other breeds. Cat lovers will agree that it's the purr-fect read!
Publisher: New York : Bearport Pub., c2011.
Branch Call Number: 636.826/OLDFIELD
Characteristics: 24 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 27 cm.