Click for illustrated checklist on buying a kittenfor all the many dwarf cat breeds please scroll down to select dwarf cats. History and science facts.
The traditional siamese cat is apple headed and has a robust compact body while the modern siamese cat has a more triangular shaped head and has a lithe and slender body.
American curl cat facts. A visitor made the following comment on cat body types. The american curl is a breed of cat characterized by its unusual ears which curl back from the face toward the center of the back of the skull. Cfa breedcolor designation charts.
History and science facts. Forget the grumpy cat stereotype. How long is uncertain.
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. It is a medium to large breed with a short thick hard coat in more than 80 different colors and pattern combinations. The cats listed are a selection.
Siamese cats are of two types. History and science facts animals facts human body facts nutrition facts holidays facts wonders of the world facts ancient civilizations facts periodic table facts geology facts rocks facts energy facts space facts science facts biology facts weather facts earth system facts. An american curls ears should be handled carefully because rough handling may damage the cartilage in the ear.
Choosing a purebred is the best way to know what a cats looks and personality might be like but its never a guarantee. Pictures of cat breeds from abyssinian to himalayan a h are on this page. Van cats have been reported living in the vicinity of the city of van and the general lake van area for centuries.
See all snowshoe characteristics below. The following codes incorporate the breed color and sex of a cat registered by cfa and used in the prefix section of a cats registration number. Genetic research has shown that the domestic cats ancestor the african wild cat felis silvestris lybica was domesticated for rodent control about 9000 years ago in the near east when tribes transitioned from hunter gathering to crop farming and.
Home facts facts. The breed originated in lakewood california as the result of a spontaneous mutation. Types of siamese cats.
The american shorthair is americas own breed originating from cats that followed settlers from europe. Even within breeds cat behavior personality and sometimes appearance will vary widely. Photos of cat breeds a h to see the more established breeds this lead to two more pages of pictures of breeds.
This siameseamerican shorthair mixs affectionate and sweet disposition is supplemented by distinctive fur markings and a strong body.