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Colorpoint Shorthair

Colorpoint Shorthair

The Colorpoint Shorthair Cat Breed The Colorpoint Shorthair was derived from efforts to produce a cat with red point color, a non-traditional color for Siamese. These breeding also produced tortie points and blue cream points. In the early 1960’s, breeders also did experimental breeding to bring the tabby or lynx …

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Chartreux

Chartreux Cat Breed

The Chartreux Cat Breed It is said that the first Chartreux appeared in the sixteenth century at the Grenoble monastery (where the famous Chartreuse liqueur was made). The monks selectively bred the Chartreux to control the mice & rat numbers. The Chartreux was also acknowledge in history during the mid …

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American Shorthair

American Shorthair

The American Shorthair Cat Breed Descended from the domestic cat that emigrated from Europe to America, this hearty breed earned its keep as hunters of vermin for 2 1/2 centuries before anyone took much interest in systematically breeding and showing them. The history of the pedigreed American Shorthair dates back …

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American Curl

American Curl

The American Curl Cat Breed The distinctive feature of the American Curl, first noted in southern California in 1981, is the uniquely attractive curled ears. This misshapen ear of the American Curl is a mutated genetic trait that folds the ear backward, unlike the Scottish Fold that flops the ear …

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