Sleeping, playing, hunting, stretching purring, hissing, meowing, washing, ears pinned back, tail pointing forwards - but why?! To have a better understanding of your cat is to have a better relationship with her, and here are 100 ways to help you do just that. Revealing essential and fascinating aspects of feline physiology, behaviour, communication, problems and needs, all the information you are looking for is easily accessible and clearly presented. From their well-known curiosity, fussy eating habits and lengthy cat naps to their range of meows, grooming habits and 'gifts' from the garden, everything you need to know and understand about cats is here. Whether you already own a cat and would like to get to know her better, or are planning to adopt a cat and want to find out how you can best fit into her life, this the essential handbook.