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The Nebelung

The Nebelung

Nebelungs typically have long bodies, wide-set green eyes, long and dense fur, and mild dispositions. The name Nebelung–apparently a portmanteau of the German word (Nebel) for Mist or Fog and a medieval Germanic saga, Nibelungenlied – is perhaps derived from the cat’s distinctive silky blue-gray coat as well as from the bread’s progenitors Siegfried and […]

The Sand Cat – Felis Margarita

The Sand Cat - Felis Margarita

Key Facts Scientific Name: Felis margarita Size: Head and body 18-23 inches (45-58cm);tail 11-14 inches (28-35cm) Weight: 4.5-9 pounds (2-4kg) Distribution: Deserts of northern Africa and western Asia. Habitat: Inhospitable arid regions characterized by rolling sand dunes, flat stony plains and rocky deserts. Diet: Birds, jerboas, gerbils, small mammals, hares, reptiles and locusts. Reproduction: After […]

The Scottish Fold [ Cat Breeds ]

The Scottish Fold [ Cat Breeds ]

The Scottish Fold – sometimes called Coupari by Canadian breeders – is a breed of cat with a natural dominant-gene mutation that makes its ear cartilage contain a fold, causing the ears to bend forward and down towards the front of their head, which gives the cat what is often described as an “owl-like” appearance. […]

Cat Personalities

Cat Personalities

We all know cats can have several personalities depending on their mood. Here are the most notable 13 cat personalities: Sink cat The Sink Cat is usually found in warmer climates where he enjoys the coolness of the porcelain. Sink Cat will not allow you to brush your teeth or wash your hands, and will […]

Leopard Kitten

Leopard Kitten

Munchkin

Munchkin cats are a relatively new breed created by a random mutation that produced a cat with extremely short legs. Munchkin cats have short or long coats in a wide variety of colors. Because of this cat’s short stature, munchkins are particularly adept at climbing and jumping. The Munchkin cat is usually raised as an […]

Ragdoll

Ragdoll

Ragdolls were first created in the 1960’s by Ann Baker, a quirky Persian breeder in California. Some of the original stock consisted of hardy, free-roaming street cats. Ms. Baker created the foundations of the Ragdoll breed by selecting kittens out of Josephine, a semi-feral longhaired white female Persian/Angora type, sired by several unknown male Birman-like […]

Serengeti

Serengeti

The Serengeti cat is a cross between the Bengal cat and an Oriental cat. The breed is still in the development stages, but the ultimate aim is to produce a cat that looks similar to a Serval, without using any recent wild cat blood. (Bengal cats originate from hybridization of Asian Leopard Cats. Most Bengal […]

Russian Blue

Russian Blue

The Russian Blue has a lean medium-sized body and a short, plush, blue-grey coat. The color is a bluish-grey that is the dilute expression of the black gene. The coat is known as a “double coat,” with the undercoat being soft, downy, and and equal in length to the guard hairs, which are an even […]

Sphynx

Cats belonging to this group are considered ugly by many people. I really don’t think so … they are adorable and beautiful in their own way. Sphynx History Although named after an ancient mythological creature (The Sphinx), the Sphynx cat pedigree is in fact a fairly modern breed only dating back to the mid 1970s. […]