Cat felis catus also called house cat or domestic cat domesticated member of the family felidae order carnivora and the smallest member of that familylike all felids domestic cats are characterized by supple low slung bodies finely molded heads long tails that aid in balance and specialized teeth and claws that adapt them admirably to a life of active hunting. Photos of cat breeds a h to see the more established breeds this lead to two more pages of pictures of breeds.
The following list of cat breeds includes only domestic cat breeds and domestic wild hybridsthe list includes established breeds recognized by various cat registries new and experimental breeds landraces being established as standardized breeds distinct domestic populations not being actively developed and lapsed extinct breeds.
Abyssinian cat diseases. A product of a recessive gene in abyssinian cats though how the gene was introduced into the abyssinian gene pool is unknown. In the 1970s an australian woman named dr. As of 2016 the international cat association tica.
A comprehensive cat breed list featuring domestic cats. You will find cats with unusual features like short tailed bobtails and curly eared cats hybrid cats from domestic cat wild cat crosses and of course new cat breeds that are still being developed. Learn what it is and how you can detect it early to prolong your cats life.
The signs of illness in your cat reflect the failure of the. Kidney disease is a common problem in cats affecting more than 13 of older cats 12there are a number of causes that may affect different age groups and have different consequences. Australias first pedigreed cat is part abyssinian.
Click for illustrated checklist on buying a kittenfor all the many dwarf cat breeds please scroll down to select dwarf cats. The playful affectionate cornish rex is a small to medium size cat with an extraordinary appearance from his egg shaped head and curly whiskers to his short coat with bent hairs. A visitor made the following comment on cat body types.
The cats listed are a selection. Truda straede decided to breed a new feline that possessed attributes of all her favorite cat types. 1 in 3 cats will suffer from kidney disease in their lifetimes.
Ultimately though chronic kidney disease occurs over time or acute kidney injury occurs suddenly will always have the same resulta sick kitty. There are many more cat breeds albeit that some are on the fringes of the cat fancy see domestic cat breeds for what i call fringe breeds. The somali cat is often described as a long haired african cat.
Pictures of cat breeds from abyssinian to himalayan a h are on this page.