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Seth Casteel, the man who brought us Underwater Dogs and Underwater Puppies is at it again (thank goodness), and this time cats are his muse. Just to make things more challenging, he's captured them flying through the air — well, not all of them. Some of them are just about to "Pounce," hence the name of the book, which makes the images all the more amazing. Because, as you know, it's rare to a snap picture when sharpened claws are headed your way. PEOPLE has a first look at some of the purr-fect shots, no Band-Aids required.

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