Learn more about american bobtail history breeders health grooming and more. Acfa has an official color code book available for sale from central office.
The breed is also called the kuril.
The american bobtail cat. For all breeds which do not have color descriptions in their individual standards. The kurilian bobtail is a cat breed or breed group depending on registry originating from the kuril islands as well as sakhalin island and the kamchatka peninsula of russia. The back is slightly arched with hind legs longer than the front similar to those of the manx.
American bobtails are devoted friendly and people oriented. Short or long haired it has a semi cobby body type and a distinct short fluffy tail. The american bobtail is a medium large breed resembling a bobcat.
American bobtail rescue information. The american bobtail is a breed of cat registered with cfa cat fanciers association tica the international cat association and acfa american cat fanciers. Although ranking among the various cat breed popularity varies from year to year most of the same breeds appear year after year in the cfa cat fanciers association list of the 10 most popular cat breeds.
Before you adopt a cat learn about all the many breeds you can choose from. Color code book. American bobtails are considered dog like in temperament and behavior.
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. The american bobtail is a medium size muscular cat weighting seven to 16 pounds. The breed originated in lakewood california as the result of a spontaneous mutation.
An american curls ears should be handled carefully because rough handling may damage the cartilage in the ear. Abyssinian cat breeders listed by cattery who also work with chocolate and lilac colors. Please click on the breed headings below to view their official standards.
His somewhat shaggy coat may be long or medium in length and can be any color or pattern. All allowable colours are listed within each breed. At the end of the breeds is a description of the tabby patterns and general remarks for all breeds.