No, this is not quite The New Encyclopedia of the Cat by Dr. Bruce Fogle, but it does contain some helpful answers for someone who has just found a new cat and needs fast answers.
If you want to know how to choose a cat, lift and hold a cat, train a cat to use a litter box and know what to feed your new pet...then this book will tell you all you need to know.
This also includes Feeding tips, a grooming guide, understanding your cat, health checks, taking care of a sick cat and first aid tips.
There is a section on allowing a new cat outdoors. It explains cat doors, common outdoor hazards and knowing when your cat is ready to go outdoors.
Cats are actually very easy to care for and give you a ton of love in return for your attention. Some of the best toys are rings you find around the milk top from the milk jugs or a piece of string with a feather on the end. Cats love to play and will amuse themselves for hours on their own if they have a feline friend.
I recommend you find two kittens at the same time. Two balls of fur are the most fun and will give you plenty of laughs.