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Refined & Regal looking Peterbald

The first thing one notices about Peterbalds is how elegant, refined and regal looking they are! Being a combination of Siamese-Oriental and crossed with Donskoy, they exhibit the streamlined elegance and very exotic look with an even more unique coat. I began showing Siamese cats in 1988, added Oriental Shorthairs in 1991 and after that, since 2007 I have exclusively been showing and…

Soft and Innocent Scottish Fold

Folded ears and big, round eyes give Scottish Fold an owl like appearance—but all in soft, innocent and knowing look. She is attributed with a nicely rounded head and well-padded body. Here’s more on this very social breed who relies on her adorable look to get the attention she desires. In the history The first recorded appearance of the spontaneous mutation of Scottish Fold was happened in…

Chartreux: Everybody’s favourite friendly feline

Though originated from the east, Chartreux has been living in France since the 16th century, and it is the maritime exchanges that favoured the breed’s arrival in the country. Here’s lineage tracing of this easy-going, solid, musculargrey-blue colour cat, who is everybody’s favourite friendly feline. Chartreux is typically a French cat who was originally selected around the 1930s by two…

Meet the Ragdolls

Today let’s talk about Ragdoll, a breed whom I found out accidentally while browsing on net 10 years ago. As I fell in love with the breed’s appearance, I had then imported four breeding Ragdolls to Greece and started my own breeding programme. Let’s find out more about this breed. The truth about Ragdoll is never clear even we gather information from various sources. In this article, I’m…

Wonderful, loving and playful Highlanders

Highlanders are still fairly rare breeds, but they have started to become more popular in the last few years. If you have ever met a Highlander you will understand why they are wonderful, loving and playful breed. Let’s explore here more about the breed. Unique characteristics of Highlanders, such as fun-loving and playful, make them wonderful breeds ideally suitable for families with…

Athletic & Affectionate LaPerm

LaPerm is known for being a ‘dog-like’ cat in nature. This small but affectionate cat breed loves to play fetch, follows pet parent around the house and greets you at the door. Know more about this courteous curly LaPerm. Once upon a time, not so very long ago, in the year 1982, a working barn cat gave birth to a bald kitten in a cherry orchard in Oregon. As the kitten grew, he developed a…

Affectionate Aphrodite Giants

Beautiful, elegant and affectionate are some qualities that qualify Aphrodite Giant cats. Here’s more about this companion breed with loyal, pleasant and touch of wild. Originated around some 9500 years ago in Island of Cyprus, Aphrodite cats are believed to be separated from the inner country of Cyprus and due to the hard circumstances of living in cold, wet winters and very dry…

Singapura Small breed with big personality

Singapura does not like to be left on her own, preferring the company of her human family or another Singapura to share games with. They like to play interactive games with lots of energy and ‘fetch’ is often a favourite. Know more about this sweet companion feline breed. Whatwever their human family are doing, Singapuras like to be part of it and many Singapura pet parents may tell you how their…

All-time playful and sociable Burmilla!

Burmilla always adores her pet parents, displaying kitten-like characteristics, even into adulthood. This breed is characteristically a mix of the demanding nature of Burmese and easy-going trait of Chinchilla Persian, which eventually makes her playful, affectionate and sociable. Let’s find out more about this beautiful breed,Burmilla! The origin and history of Burmilla can be traced down to…

Savannah: Two breeds in one

Savannah is one of the few hybrid cat breeds created by crossing a domestic cat with an exotic feline, in this case the Serval. Let’s find out more about this unique breed. The first Savannah was created from an accidental breeding between a male Serval and Siamese female in 1986. The development of the breed has not been without growing pains. One of the complications of crossing two different…

Interesting & Intelligent Burmese

Burmese cats have unique characters all of their own. They like nothing better than to be part of their human family and love to be involved in everything that they do. They are intelligent, playful and will ask for affection and stimulation, making them a good family pet. Here’s more about Burmese. Determined and wilful, Burmese cats are alert and inquisitive and regard your home as a place for…

Loyal…Intelligent…Interactive: The elegant Oriental Shorthair

One of the most recognised breeds of cats, even to a novice cat fancier, is the striking and graceful Siamese. Her equally popular but much more colourful counterpart is the ‘Oriental Shorthair’. Just like her parent breed, the Siamese, Oriental Shorthair is elegant, long, slender, graceful and talkative. Let’s know more about this breed! With their vivid blue eyes and distinctly patterned coats…

Helping paws @ home Cornish Rex

Warm, friendly, loving and mischievous are some adjectives to define Cornish Rex who is considered to be the ‘clown’ of cat world and a breed who wants to be involved in all household activities, whether it be riding on vacuum cleaner, jumping into shower, chasing dog’s tail, watching dinner being cooked, or sleeping on your lap while you watch TV. Know more about this elegant breed. Cornish Rex…

Chausie: A gorgeous wild look in a loving household cat

Chausie features a gorgeous wild look in an affectionate, loving household cat. Let’s learn more about this friendly breed. Named after their jungle cat ancestors called Felis Chaus, Chausies are small species of wild cat found across Africa and Asia; as far south as Vietnam and in Nile Valley all the way to Caspian Sea. We can find mummified Jungle Cats in Egyptian tombs, suggesting they were…

Meet the Highlander clown of cat world

Distinctive features that make the Highlander stand out include the breed’s slightly curled back ears and naturally short tail. Let’s find out more on this feline clown. The root of Highlanders is a bit of a mystery as they are not descended from any known or recognised cat breed. Although they have been in existence since 1993, the name Highlander was adopted in 2004 to identify them as a unique…

Curly and Crimpy LaPerms

LaPerms are the rarest of the curly cat breeds. But if you are lucky enough to meet one, it wouldn’t be long before you become completely enamoured. Dig up some interesting facts about this exotic cat who is unique in every way possible. The origin In 1982, the first LaPerm kitten was born bald in Oregon, a north-western state in the US. The area that this kitten called home is thought to be…

Dramatically Elegant Savannah

The Savannah is a dramatically elegant spotted cat, descended from an original cross of an African Serval and domestic cat. Know more about this active and interactive breed designed to be a domestic replica of that tall, big-eared spotted exotic cat. Salient features Although generally the size of a domestic cat, Savannah should be proportionally tall, long and leanly built and he should have…

Beautiful & bald Peterbalds

Peterbalds are an exciting and relatively new breed to the cat fancy and as a breeder of these cats, the question I am most frequently met with is “Are they Sphynx?” and the answer is a resounding NO! Here’s more on Peterbalds. Like several other breeds, Peterbalds are the result of crossing two breeds, in this case, the two parent breeds were the Donskoy and the Oriental Shorthair. The Donskoy…

Khao Manee White jewel with colourful eyes

The Khao Manee (cow man EE – meaning ‘white jewel’ in Thai) has been bred and known in Thailand for hundreds of years, but only in the past few years have cat fanciers in Europe and the US come to know and appreciate this breed. Most stunning attribute of this breed is the eyes, one blue and the other yellow, green or gray or both eyes of the same colour. The fur of Khao Manee is always snow…

Smart and sporty Siberians

Siberians are attributed with very unique physical characteristics which eventually make their appearance and endurance significantly standout amongst other breeds. Their strong hindquarters help them jump exceptionally high. Let’s find out more about these gentle cats who are smart and sporty in nature. Defined to be sturdy cats with magnificently rounded body reminiscent of a barrel, paws of…