Toyger Cats

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This book examines the toyger cat, a cross between a domestic shorthair tabby cat and a Bengal cat. Readers will learn that the toyger is bred to look like a tiny version of a tiger and that although the toyger is a hybrid, it has no tiger blood. The tiger's size, coat characteristics, and habitat are mentioned. Also discussed are coat characteristics and personality of the toyger's parent breeds, the domestic shorthair tabby and the Bengal cat. Readers will explore the toyger cat's history and reproduction as well as this hybrid's coat characteristics and color. Readers will also learn about the toyger's size, behavior, and character. Finally, readers will learn a few tips for caring for this rare and beautiful hybrid. Full-color photos accompany engaging, easy-to-read text. Extras include an index and a glossary. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF003040, JNF003170, JNF051150
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Animals, Science & Technology
Copyright 2011
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Season 2011-01-01
ISBN 9781604537338, 9781617841439
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 636.8
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 8
Guided Reading Level P
ATOS Reading Level 4.1
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 142282
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Glossary of key words, Reviewed, and Table of contents
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Cats Set 5: Designer Cats – Horn Book Guide

The temperament, appearance, habits, and care of. . .“designer” cat-breed hybrids are examined and compared to their wild
ancestors. . . . Bright photographs of the striking creatures illustrate the information.

Author: Jill C. Wheeler