Aloof. Disdainful. Vicious. Or friendly, fluffy balls of fur who just want to be loved. Opinions on cats tend to differ though one thing is sure GÇô they occupy a very special place in the hearts of many. But how much do we really know about them? This fascinating and revealing series investigates every aspect of the lives of this often-misunderstood species. Making use of the latest bespoke technology, military-grade GPS trackers, x-rays, cat-cams and specialised photography, it explores how a cat learns to function as a wild animal in a domestic world; the extraordinary ways in which cats are able to use their senses to interpret their environment; and the remarkable feline skill of inter-species communication and co-operation. Discover how a catGÇÖs remarkable body, brain and senses GÇô evolved to make their wild ancestors the perfect predator GÇô are coping in the modern world, and how this naturally solitary animal has developed a unique interspecies understanding thatGÇÖs enabled it to infiltrate our social groups and become modern humansGÇÖ greatest animal friend. Just donGÇÖt tell the dogs. Experiments also form an important part of the series and are used to put certain theories to the test. Find out if cats really do always land on their feet, whether their instinct to hunt is something they are born with, and why cat and dogs approach the world in an entirely different way.
The definitive guide to your cat