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Cats : caressing the tiger

Author: Joseph Campanella; National Geographic Society (U.S.); WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, ©1991.
Series: National Geographic Society educational video presentations; National Geographic Society special.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Elementary and junior high school   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By night, they're ruthless hunters that stalk their prey with a keen sense of sight and smell. By day, they're playful, loving companions for millions. Today, cats ournumber dogs as America's favorite pet. Worshiped in ancient Egypt and persecuted during medieval times, domestic cats over the centuries have been feared and adored. As comforting companions, cats provide therapy for the elderly and autistic. But as  Read more...
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Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Campanella; National Geographic Society (U.S.); WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)
ISBN: 0792219996 9780792219996
OCLC Number: 29757110
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Credits: Executive producers, Tim Kelly, Tom Simon ; written and produced by Barbara Jampel ; photographed by Mark Knobil ; edited by Barry Nye A.C.E. ; music by Jack Tillar, William Loose.
Performer(s): Joseph Campanella.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: National Geographic Society educational video presentations; National Geographic Society special.
Responsibility: National Geographic Society and WQED/Pittsburgh.

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By night, they're ruthless hunters that stalk their prey with a keen sense of sight and smell. By day, they're playful, loving companions for millions. Today, cats ournumber dogs as America's favorite pet. Worshiped in ancient Egypt and persecuted during medieval times, domestic cats over the centuries have been feared and adored. As comforting companions, cats provide therapy for the elderly and autistic. But as dramatic sequences show, the behavior of cats is never far removed from that of their cousins in the wild. If you've ever wondered why cats always land on all four feet or what makes them purr, watch this video.

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