If you found any image copyrighted to yours please contact us so we can remove it. The american curl cats history begins in june 1981 in california where joe and grace ruga found a stray kitten that had long silky hair.
Developed by american breeder ann baker in the 1960s they are best known for their docile and placid temperament and affectionate nature.
American curl cat temperament. The name ragdoll is derived from the tendency of individuals from the original breeding stock to go limp and. Breeders registered with qfa inc breed to an official standard the australian cat federation inc book of standards. The arabian mau is a formal breed of domestic cat originated from the desert cat a short haired landrace native to the desert of the arabian peninsulait lives there in the streets and has adapted very well to the extreme climate.
They are large and muscular semi longhair cat with a soft and silky coat. The ragdoll is a cat breed with a color point coat and blue eyes. American curls are sociable devoted and love attention.
These are the standards used by judges for assessing exhibits at qfa inc cat shows. Scroll or search to find the breed youre looking for. American curl cats can make good pets in new jersey if they match your iifestyie.
Get expert information on the temperament and needs of more than 50 cat breeds. Pictures of cat breeds from abyssinian to himalayan a h are on this page. As spectators at the show walk by the cage they look quizzically at the cat and say it looks like a persian but it has short hair.
But these cats have a distinct look and temperament of their own. Click for illustrated checklist on buying a kittenfor all the many dwarf cat breeds please scroll down to select dwarf cats. The american shorthair shown in almost every color and pattern looks like your typical average house cat.
All images are the property of their respective owners. The arabian mau is recognized as a formal breed by few fancier and breeder organization and cat registry world cat federation wcf and emirates feline federation. The american curl is a medium sized cat with curved ears.
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