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Cat Naps

Cat Naps

Oh, those fluffy cats. You have found that you are supposed to own a cat. You can use the information below to help you choose, find, and care for one.

Books

Jeffrey, L . (2004). Cats: How to choose and care for a cat. Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers
This book gives you information on how to choose the right breed of cat, how to buy or adopt a cat, and how to keep a cat healthy.
 
Friday, M. (2009). Pet Crafts: Everything you need to become your pet's craft star. Laguna Hills, Calif. : Walter Foster ; Enfield : Publishers Group UK[distributor].                               
A book of simple, easy to create crafts that you can make for your pet.
 
 

Websites   
Animal Planet: Cat Breed Selector Quiz 
A quiz that allows you to put in information about yourself, your family, the things you do, and what you want in a pet. Once you put all of this in, it picks the right type of cat for you.
 
Kokomo Humane Society
The website of the Kokomo Humane Society lets you look at pets they have available for adoption, as well as learn about volunteering and donating.
 
Fact Monster: Pets Page
An awesome website that has LOTS of interesting facts and useful information on dogs, cats, and other animals.
 
For Kids About Cats
(Feline Education for Youngsters)

This website is a blast. You can learn about cat breads, genetics, and careers. After you have sucked all the information in, take time to play a couple of quick catty games.
 
Easy Kids Recipes: Lip Smacking Pet Treat Recipes
You know your pup would love some homemade treats. This site will show you how to make some yummy snacks for him or her.  
 
DLTK's Cat Activities
This webpage offers easy crafts (that all have to do with cats) you can make.
 

Databases       
Cat-Names.Us
A database that has many cat names and will search them for you after you tell them whether your cat is a boy or a girl and you pick a category to look under.
Petfinder
A website that allows you to look for pets you can adopt based on animal, breed, age, size, gender, and location.

Videos                                          
Dragon Tales. Our Amazing Pets. United States: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
This DVD will teach you how important it is to take good care of your pet.
 
Paws, Claws, Feathers, & Fins. Newton, MA : Kidvidz.
This video will teach you everything you need to know about owning a pet: from picking it out to taking care of it.