Saturday, November 9, 2019

For cat lovers, National Geographic Kids "Cat Science Unleashed" & "Cat Breed Guide" [Review & Giveaway]

Well folks, we missed National Cat Week in October. But for those of you who have cats in your home or in your life or wish you had cats in your life, I guess it is ALWAYS National Cat Time. So these two books are appropriate for you any time. Take a gander - oops! "a meow" at these lovelies.....

Cat Science Unleashed: Fun Activities to Do With Your Feline Friend (ages 8-12, Paperback $12.99) 

Part of the hugely successful Hands-On Science line (Dog Science Unleashed Fall 2018) Cat Science Unleashed contains 22 safe and cat-friendly activities that let you work alongside your cat to discover how your amazing feline friend thinks, moves, drinks, stays warm, gets clean, cools off, and more.

Step-by-step instructions, clear and interesting scientific explanations, and cool photographs shot specifically for this book reveal how catnip affects your kitty, how she can see so well in the dark, why she always lands on all fours and techniques for testing her vitals and tracking her fitness.  Also includes a behind-the-scenes look at current feline research.

Cat Breed Guide: A Complete Reference to Your Purr-Fect Best Friend (ages 8-12, Hardcover $19.99) 

From Russian Blues and Munchkins to Maine Coons and Persians, this comprehensive guide gives an overview of 71 different cat breeds. Each profile includes the breed's "cat stats": country of origin, size, coat color and pattern, grooming difficulty, and cat-titude. With the help of veterinarian Dr. Gary Weitzman and cat behaviorist Mieshelle Nagelschneider, kids will also learn how to choose the right cat for them, how to take care of their new feline friend, and how to understand its behavior. Fun feature spreads cover cats in popular culture, prehistoric cats, and the house cat's wild cousins.

Now, don't you just wanna go out and get yourself or your little ones a kitty to love on a bit?

Begins November 10—30 @ 12:01 a.m. ET
Open to USA
a Rafflecopter giveaway 
DISCLOSURE: I received complimentary copies of both books to facilitate a post. Any opinions expressed are mine alone and are freely given. Prize is provided and shipped directly to the winner by publicist or publisher.


  1. I have a tabby cat. I would like to learn about how and why they purr and interesting facts about cats.

  2. Thanks for the giveaway. My grandson would love this book.

  3. I do not have cat. I want to learn what breeds of cats are best for young children.

  4. "(1) Do you have a CAT & what 'breed.'" We have a cat. I assume it is some kind of mix, but it is a tortoiseshell.

    "(2) What do you want to learn about CATS?" Everything would be fine--cats are great!

  5. 1) I don't have a cat currently and I don't know what breed our last cat was

    2) I'd like to learn why cats do some of their actions like rubbing our legs.

    Flyergal82 (at /yahoo !dot ?com

  6. 1. We have never owned a cat.

    2. I'd like to know more about the intelligence of cats.

    allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

  7. (1) Do you have a CAT & what "breed"? I have 4 cats. One is a foster cat from a shelter I volunteer for. All are my very favorite breed of "rescue".

    (2) What do you want to learn about CATS?
    I try to learn all I can about cats. Especially since I do volunteer at the shelter. I would love to have these books for my grandchildren.

  8. We have two days and they are both macral tabby cats. We would want to learn what all the their different noises mean!

  9. We have 2 cats.One is a tortie and the other is,well,I'm not sure but he is adorable,lol! I would love to learn which breed is the most easy to train.

  10. I do have a cat called Willow. Not sure what breed, but she is white with black spots and black tail and very cute! I would love to learn anything about cats that will help us understand them better.
    twinkle at optonline dot net

  11. I have a car that's mixed breed. I want to help my Mother find out what the cats in her neighborhood are

  12. Yes- I have a calico cat. I would love to learn why they do some of the things that they do.

  13. Do you have a CAT & what "breed" * No cats, my Siamese went to kitty heaven about 2 years ago.

    What do you want to learn about CATS? Well, I know a bit about cats now, but I would love to read about the various breeds and scientific facts about cats in general.

  14. Vera Wilson said had a black cat when children smaller. Maybe learn how to pick the best one to be around children.

  15. I do not have a cat anymore. I would love to know how they can be so finicky. Thank you

  16. Yay, thanks so much! Emailed you my address and we came wait!


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