Tonkinese Cats - A History
Available from Amazon for Kindle, £9.99
Also available on Amazon worldwide.
The unique, fascinating & surprising history of this beautiful breed of cat, from centuries past. This book contains a wealth of new information on the introduction of the Tonkinese (the Chocolate) to the Cat Fancy in the 1880s, The Tonks' significant contribution to both the Burmese & Siamese breeds throughout most of the 20th century - and the re-claiming of its identity since the 1960s. Containing some extra-ordinary records & information, this book sets the Tonks firmly into their rightful place as one of the earliest acknowledged breeds of the Cat Fancy.
Originally published in softback 2010; updated for Kindle 2015.
Lavishly illustrated with colour photos of over 140 named Tonkinese from around the world.
Still available from Amazon in Hardback
Awarded the Certificate of Excellence by the Cat Writer’s Association of America.
The first, and still the most comprehensive, book on Tonkinese. 272 pages with around 100 colour photos and illustrations, published in 1998. UK based but much information is internationally relevant. Chapters include history, breeding, buying, showing, health, feline bereavement, import/export, cats & the law etc.
Your Cat Magazine- "Everything you wanted to know about Tonkinese ... Lavish and comprehensive."
Cat World Magazine - ".. crammed with information, very well illustrated ... the book could easily be viewed as a ‘bible’ for this magnificent breed."
Julia May, Feline Advisory Bureau Journal - "How many of us wish that there had been such books about our own breed in its early years, with photographs and pedigrees of named cats!"