The exotics body and head style match that of the persian but the breed was separated into its own category in the 1960s. If you are interested in adopting this cat.
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American shorthair cat grey and white. Finding the best cat litter box tips. Our goal is to provide you with enough research information to select a perfect cat litter box for your home. In fact the tabby pattern is found in many breeds and is a genetic landrace common among the general mixed breed population.
Updated october 29th 2016. The original breeders wanted a cat that had the big body and markings of a tiger but was docile like a domestic cat. It is a true native american breed that comes in a variety of colors although it does not come in a pointed pattern like that of the siamese.
Outside north america the pattern is more usually called tortoiseshell and whitein the province of quebec canada they are sometimes called chatte despagne french for female cat of spain. Sometime in the 1950s or 1960s american shorthair breeders decided to mate their cats with silver. A tabby is any domestic cat felis catus that has a coat featuring distinctive stripes dots lines or swirling patterns always together with a mark resembling an m on its foreheadtabbies are sometimes erroneously assumed to be a cat breed.
Calico cats are domestic cats with a spotted or particolored coat that is predominantly white with patches of two other colors often orange and black sometimes gray. There are a few tales regarding the exotic shorthairs origins but this ones the most common. The american shorthair is known for its longevity robust health calm disposition good looks friendliness and gentleness.
The toyger is a small cat that is bred to look like a tiger. The exotic is a man made breed resulting from the cross of persians with american shorthairs and other shorthaired cats. Take a look at the top names on our list over 5000 cute girl cat and kitten names.
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