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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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Chantilly

Chantilly Cat Breed

The Chantilly Cat Breed The Chantilly is a medium size cat originally called “Foreign Longhair”. The coat is semi-long, full and with a plumed tail. Its long ear tufts are one of the most striking features. Average weight is 8-12 lbs., with males being larger than females. Both sexes are …

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Bengal

Bengal Cat

The Bengal Cat Breed The Bengal is a man made breed, developed by crossing an Asian Leopard, Prionailurus Bengalensis to a domestic cat, felis catus. The first 3 generations are classified as a “hybrid Bengal Cat”. The 4th¬†generation is recognized as a “Domestic Bengal Cat”, that is allowed championship status …

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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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