Cat Breeds

Egyptian Mau, The Original Domestic cat!

This fabulously spotted breed is beautiful both inside and out. Even tempered, intelligent and very pliable, the Egyptian Mau is a true jewel among cats. As humans evolved and began to grow crops these cats evolved to exploit the vermin that plagued our store houses. Self hybridized over thousands of years from various wild African cats only the most social...

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Top 6 Hairless Cat Breeds You Should Know About

They’re Striking. Alienesque. Eternally Nude. They’re cats without fur, and they’re more diverse than you might assume. If you’re like most people, your hairless cat breed identification strategy involves a single breed: the Sphynx. Because the Sphynx is so well-known, it’s easy to assume that it’s the only hairless breed on the planet. The genetic trait is far from common,...

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What Is A New Cat Breed?

Different Types Of New Cats 1. Natural new breed: There are many cat breeds that are based on a genetic deviation from the domestic cat. The more recent examples are the Sphynx, Rex cat (like Devon and Selkirk), Scottish fold, Highlander, and the Lykoi, to name a few. Cats in these groups were started from a single cat, or a...

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Toybob: Small Cats With Big Loving Hearts

SUMMARY The Toybob cat is often referred to as one of the smallest of all cat breeds, and it is worth mentioning that the breed is not a miniaturized version of an established breed of cat. The Toybob is a naturally small bobbed tailed cat originated in Russia, and existing there for over three decades. The Toybob can be found...

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Tabby Cats 101 – Colors, Lifespan, Personality, and Fun Facts

Tabby cats refer to certain cats with line markings on their coats. It does not refer to a certain cat breed, although domestic cats are common breeds with tabby markings. Cats that belong to the pure breed registry can also have patterns; thus, making the term tabby cat nonexclusive to the domestic cats alone. Tabby cats are fascinating by nature,...

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Tennessee Rex- The Birth of a New Breed

Background The Tennessee Rex is a new natural mutation breed of cat that began in 2004.  Franklin Whittenburg discovered the breed when a normal stray cat came into his life.  He named his new pet Satin Surprise, and she gave him a real surprise. She soon delivered a litter of beautiful kittens, but two looked very different.  Two red boys...

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