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Abyssinian cat

PLEASE SCROLL DOWN THE PAGE TO SEE INFORMATION ON THE BREEDS ABYSSINIAN TO HIMALAYAN WITH A LINK TO LOTS MORE. THE LINKS TO THE REMAINING BREEDS ARE SHOWN BELOW.


Abyssinian

  • Place of Origin: Ethiopia from India
  • Date of origin: 1860s
  • Ancestry: Indian cats?
  • Weight: 9-16 lbs
  • Temperament: Lively
  • Physique sort: Overseas
  • Colours: Ruddy, pink, blue, fawn (CFA)
  • Grooming: Straightforward
  • Lap cat: Low
  • Power: Excessive
  • Talker: Low
  • Reputation: 4th
  • Inherited well being: stories of gum, tooth, kidney and eye issues. Additionally: psychogenic alopecia, patellar luxation, lysosomal storage illness.

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Ashera cat

Ashera (not strictly a breed)

  • Place of Origin: America
  • Date of origin: 1986
  • Ancestry: Savannah cat
  • Weight: 20-27 lbs (male)
  • Temperament: Lively
  • Physique sort: Overseas
  • Colours: Tabby
  • Grooming: Straightforward
  • Lap cat: Low
  • Power: Excessive
  • Talker: Low
  • Well being: no recognized genetic well being points.

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American Bobtail

American Bobtail

  • Place of Origin: America
  • Date of origin: 1960
  • Ancestry: Family cat
  • Weight:7-11 lbs
  • Temperament: Affable
  • Physique sort: Highly effective construct
  • Colours: All kinds
  • Grooming: Straightforward
  • Lap cat: Common
  • Power: Common
  • Talker: Common
  • Well being:potential skeletal defects.

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American Curl

American Curl

  • Place of Origin: America
  • Date of origin: 1981
  • Ancestry: Family cat
  • Weight: Three-5 kg (7-11 lbs)
  • Temperament: Balanced
  • Physique sort: Semi-foreign
  • Colours: Every kind
  • Grooming: Straightforward
  • Lap cat: Sure
  • Power: Common
  • Talker: Common to low
  • Well being: Vulnerable to ear issues.

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American Curl

American Curl

  • Place of Origin: America
  • Date of origin: 1998
  • Ancestry: Random bred cat
  • Weight: 6-12lbs
  • Temperament: Pleasant
  • Physique sort: Average
  • Colours: Every type
  • Grooming: Straightforward
  • Lap cat: Sure
  • Power: Common
  • Talker: Common
  • Well being:no recognized genetic well being points.

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American SH cat

American Shorthair

  • Place of Origin: America
  • Date of origin: 1904
  • Ancestry: Family cat
  • Weight: Common
  • Temperament: Straightforward going
  • Physique sort: Semi-cobby
  • Colours: Wide selection
  • Grooming: Common
  • Lap cat: Excessive
  • Power: Common
  • Talker: Low
  • Reputation: seventh
  • Well being: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (coronary heart illness).

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American Wirehair

American Wirehair

  • Place of Origin: America
  • Date of origin: 1966
  • Ancestry: Family cat
  • Weight: Eight-15 lbs
  • Temperament: Busy
  • Physique sort: Common
  • Colours: Wide selection
  • Grooming: Straightforward
  • Lap cat: Excessive
  • Power: Common
  • Talker: Excessive
  • Well being: Similar as American SH.

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Australia Mist

Australian Mist

  • Place of Origin: Australia
  • Date of origin: 1966
  • Ancestry: Hybrid
  • Weight: 6-12lbs
  • Temperament: Nice
  • Physique sort: Average
  • Colours: Wide selection
  • Grooming: Straightforward
  • Lap cat: Common
  • Power: Excessive
  • Talker: Excessive
  • Well being: No recognized genetic well being points.

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Balinese cat

Balinese

  • Place of Origin: America
  • Date of origin: 1920s
  • Ancestry: Siamese
  • Weight: 6-12lbs
  • Temperament: Vocal
  • Physique sort: Slender
  • Colours: Pointed
  • Grooming: Straightforward/common
  • Lap cat: Common
  • Power: Excessive
  • Talker: Excessive
  • Well being:as a part of the Siamese household there are some inherited well being points [link – new window]

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Bengal cat

Bengal

  • Place of Origin: America
  • Date of origin: 1963
  • Ancestry: Leopard cat, random bred cat, Indian road cat, Egyptian Mau.
  • Weight: 12-22lbs
  • Temperament: Lively
  • Physique sort: Substantial
  • Colours: Tabby
  • Grooming: Straightforward
  • Lap cat: Common
  • Power: Excessive
  • Talker: Common
  • Well being: HCM (coronary heart issues) and Bengal Nostril (crusty nostril)

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Birman cat

Birman

  • Place of Origin: Myanmar
  • Date of origin: 1911
  • Ancestry: Temple cats?
  • Weight: 10-18 lbs
  • Temperament: Reserved
  • Physique sort: Cobby
  • Colours: Pointed + white paws. Lengthy hair.
  • Grooming: Common+
  • Lap cat: Common
  • Power: Common
  • Talker: Low
  • Well being: reported: blood, nervous system and kidney issues however verify. Hip dysplasia additionally.

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Bombay cat

Bombay

  • Place of Origin: USA
  • Date of origin: 1953
  • Ancestry: Hybrid
  • Weight: 6-11 lbs
  • Temperament: Pleasant
  • Physique sort: Semi-cobby
  • Colours: Black
  • Grooming: Straightforward
  • Lap cat: Sure
  • Power: Common
  • Talker: Common
  • Well being: Cranium defects related to American Burmese.

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British Shorthair cat

British Shorthair

  • Place of Origin: England
  • Date of origin: 1880s
  • Ancestry: Moggies
  • Weight: 9-18 lbs
  • Temperament: Genial
  • Physique sort: Semi-cobby
  • Colours: Wide selection
  • Grooming: Straightforward
  • Lap cat: Low
  • Power: Common
  • Talker: Low
  • Well being: Cranium defects related to American Burmese.

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Burmese cat

Burmese

  • Place of Origin: Mayanmar (Burma)
  • Date of origin: 1930s
  • Ancestry: Temple cats plus Siamese hybrid
  • Weight: Eight-14 lbs
  • Temperament: Relaxed
  • Physique sort: Cobby
  • Colours: Pointed, sable, champagne, blue, platinum.
  • Grooming: Straightforward
  • Lap cat: Excessive
  • Power: Excessive
  • Talker: Excessive
  • Well being: American Burmese: Cranium defects. Coronary heart, eye and respiratory issues. Diabetes.

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Burmilla cat

Burmilla

  • Place of Origin: USA
  • Date of origin: 1981
  • Ancestry: Hybrid
  • Weight: 9-15 lbs
  • Temperament: Partaking
  • Physique sort: Overseas
  • Colours: Shaded and tipped
  • Grooming: Common
  • Lap cat: Common
  • Power: Excessive
  • Talker: Low
  • Well being: kidney issues related to Persian breeding.

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California Spangled cat

California Spangled

  • Place of Origin: USA
  • Date of origin: 1971
  • Ancestry: Home cat hybrid, a number of breeds
  • Weight: 9-18 lbs
  • Temperament: Lively
  • Physique sort: Substantial
  • Colours: Noticed tabby, snow leopard.
  • Grooming: Straightforward
  • Lap cat: Common
  • Power: Excessive
  • Talker: Common
  • Well being: No recognized points.

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Chartreux cat

Chartreux

  • Place of Origin: France
  • Date of origin: Pre-18th century
  • Ancestry: Moggies
  • Weight: 7-17 lbs
  • Temperament: Calm
  • Physique sort: Semi-cobby
  • Colours: Blue
  • Grooming: Straightforward
  • Lap cat: Common
  • Power: Excessive
  • Talker: Low
  • Well being: Reported knee issues

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Chausie cat

Chausie

  • Place of Origin: USA
  • Date of origin: 1960s
  • Ancestry: Jungle cat (m) x home cat (f)
  • Weight: 12-18 lbs
  • Temperament: Alpha
  • Physique sort: Semi-cobby
  • Colours: Ticked tabby shorthair
  • Grooming: Straightforward
  • Lap cat: Common
  • Power: Excessive
  • Talker: Common
  • Well being: Unknown.

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Cornish Rex cat

Cornish Rex

  • Place of Origin: Cornwall, England, UK
  • Date of origin: 1950
  • Ancestry: Farm cat
  • Weight: 6-10 lbs
  • Temperament: Acrobatic!
  • Physique sort: Oriental
  • Colours: Wide selection and wavy fur
  • Grooming: Straightforward
  • Lap cat: Common
  • Power: Excessive
  • Talker: Low
  • Well being: not a lot to report. Attainable hypothyroidism & hypotrichosis.

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Cymric cat

Cymric

  • Place of Origin: North America
  • Date of origin: 1960s
  • Ancestry: Manx cat
  • Weight: Eight-12 lbs
  • Temperament: Balanced
  • Physique sort: Cobby
  • Colours: Wide selection, lengthy haired
  • Grooming: Common
  • Lap cat: Common
  • Power: Common
  • Talker: Common
  • Well being: Non reported.

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Devon Rex cat

Devon Rex

  • Place of Origin: Devon, England, UK
  • Date of origin: 1960
  • Ancestry: Moggie
  • Weight: 6-9 lbs
  • Temperament: Clown
  • Physique sort: Semi-foreign
  • Colours: Wide selection, wavy fur
  • Grooming: Straightforward
  • Lap cat: Excessive
  • Power: Common
  • Talker: Low
  • Well being: Various illnesses inc. joint, blood, pores and skin and muscular issues and coronary heart illness (HCM)

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Don Sphynx cat

Don Sphynx

  • Place of Origin: Russia
  • Date of origin: 1987
  • Ancestry: Moggie genetic mutation
  • Weight: 7-11 lbs
  • Temperament: Athletic
  • Physique sort: Semi-foreign
  • Colours: N/A
  • Grooming: Straightforward
  • Lap cat: Common
  • Power: Excessive
  • Talker: Common
  • Well being: Unknown

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Dwarf cats

Dwarf cats

  • Place of Origin: USA
  • Date of origin: 1983
  • Ancestry: Moggie genetic mutation
  • Weight: 5-9 lbs
  • Temperament: Candy
  • Physique sort: Semi-cobby
  • Colours: All
  • Grooming: Straightforward
  • Lap cat: Low
  • Power: Excessive
  • Talker: Low
  • Well being: Lordosis, Pectus Exacvatum and flat chest kitten.

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Egyptian Mau

Egyptian Mau

  • Place of Origin: Egypt/Italy
  • Date of origin: 1950s
  • Ancestry: Egyptian feral cats
  • Weight: 5-11 lbs
  • Temperament: Clever
  • Physique sort: Semi-foreign
  • Colours: Noticed, silvers, smoke, strong colours
  • Grooming: Straightforward
  • Lap cat: Common
  • Power: Excessive
  • Talker: Common
  • Well being: reported coronary heart and respiratory issues.

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Exotic SH cat

Unique Shorthair

  • Place of Origin: USA
  • Date of origin: 1960s
  • Ancestry: Persian,Brit SH, American SH, Burmese, Russian Blue.
  • Weight: 7-14 lbs
  • Temperament: Docile
  • Physique sort: Cobby
  • Colours: All
  • Grooming: Straightforward
  • Lap cat: Excessive
  • Power: Low
  • Talker: Common
  • Well being: Respiratory, jaw (misalignment) and eye issues.

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Havana Brown cat

Havana Brown

  • Place of Origin: USA/UK
  • Date of origin: 1950s
  • Ancestry: Siamese, black moggie, Russian Blue
  • Weight: 6-10 lbs
  • Temperament: Sociable
  • Physique sort: Semi-cobby
  • Colours: Chocolate, lilac
  • Grooming: Straightforward
  • Lap cat: Excessive
  • Power: Common
  • Talker: Low
  • Well being: Nothing reported.

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Himalayan cat

Himalayan

  • Place of Origin: UK/USA
  • Date of origin: 1950s
  • Ancestry: Persian, Siamese
  • Weight: Eight-15 lbs
  • Temperament: Docile
  • Physique sort: Cobby
  • Colours: Pointed
  • Grooming: Troublesome
  • Lap cat: Excessive
  • Power: Common
  • Talker: Low
  • Well being: PKD (kidney illness), jaw, eye and respiration issues. Gum illness.

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