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Abyssinian

Abyssinian

Abyssinian
Scientific name: Felis catus
Origin: Egypt
Body: Medium Size
Coat Length: Short Hair

This short haired cat is one of most popular domestic cats in North America.
It was developed in Great Britain when British soldiers returned home from North Africa.






Abyssinian

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York Chocolate

Scientific name: Felis catus
Origin: United States
Body: Medium
Coat Length: Long Hair

The York Chocolate (or simply York) is an uncommon and relatively recent American breed of show cat, with a long, fluffy coat and a tapered tail and most of them are mostly or entirely chocolate-brown.

The York Chocolate is a very friendly, even-tempered breed that is very content as a lap cat. They love to be held and cuddled. The cats are intelligent, energetic, and curious, happily following their owner around. They are good companions and good hunters. They seem to be enamored with water and are sometimes shy.

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Ukrainian Levkoy

Scientific name: Felis catus
Origin: Ukraine
Body: Medium
Coat Length: Hairless

The Ukrainian Levkoy is a cat breed of distinct appearance, having inward-folding ears and little to no hair.

Ukrainian Levkoys are friendly, playful, and intelligent cats. Levkoys are very sociable, enjoying human or family company as well as the company of other domestic pets.

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Toyger

Scientific name: Felis catus
Origin: United States
Body: Medium
Coat Length: Short Hair

The toyger is a breed of domestic cat, the result of breeding domestic short haired tabbies (beginning in the 1980’s) to make them resemble a “toy tiger”, as its striped coat is reminiscent of the tiger’s.

Personality: Loving, intelligent, laid-back, active and alert, Like most cats, they are highly intelligent. The friendly and playful Toyger likes people and other pets.

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Tonkinese

Scientific name: Felis catus
Origin: Canada, United States
Body: Medium
Coat Length: Short Hair

Tonkinese are a domestic cat breed produced by crossbreeding between the Siamese and Burmese. They share many of their parents’ distinctively lively, playful personality traits and are similarly distinguished by a pointed coat pattern in a variety of colors.

Like both parent breeds, they are intelligent, active, vocal and generally people-oriented cats, playful and interested in everything going on around them; however, this also means they are easily susceptible to becoming lonesome or bored.

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Sphynx

Sphynx Cat

Sphynx Cat
Scientific name: Felis catus
Origin: Canada
Body: Medium
Coat Length: Hairless

The Sphynx is a breed of cat developed through selective breeding starting in the 1960’s, known for its lack of a coat (fur), though it is not truly hairless.

Sphynxes are known for their extroverted behavior. They display a high level of energy, intelligence, curiosity, and affection for their owners. They are one of the more dog-like breeds of cats, frequently greeting their owners at the door and friendly when meeting strangers.

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Somali

Scientific name: Felis catus
Origin: Australia, United States
Body: Medium
Coat Length: Long Hair

As of the late 1970s, the Somali was fully accepted in North America. The new breed was accepted in Europe in the 1980’s. By 1991, the breed was broadly (though not universally) accepted internationally.

Somali is very clever, gentle, considerate. Motor nerve it is very developed, so agile, like free activities, and therefore not suitable for raising in the apartment. Somali is active, be clever and sensible, catch good catch.

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Snowshoe

Scientific name: Felis catus
Origin: United States
Body: Medium
Coat Length: Short Hair

The Snowshoe is a rare breed of cat originating in the United States of America in the 1960’s.

Snowshoes Cats are generally affectionate, sweet-tempered, and mellow. They enjoy the company of humans and being given attention, and are compatible with children and other pets. Snowshoes are very social and docile, and show great devotion and love towards their owners.

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Siberian Forest Cat

Siberian Forest Cat

Siberian Forest CatScientific name: Felis catus
Origin: Russia
Body: Medium
Coat Length: Semi Long Hair

Known to be an exceptionally agile jumper, the Siberian is a strong and powerfully built cat, with strong hindquarters and large, well rounded paws and an equally impressive large full tail. They have barrelled chests and medium/large sized ears, large eyes, broad foreheads, and stockier builds than other cats. Their large round eyes give an overall sweet expression to their face.

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Siamese

Siamese Cat

Siamese CatScientific name: Felis catus
Origin: Thailand
Body: Medium
Coat Length: Short Hair

The Siamese cat is one of the first distinctly recognized breeds of Oriental cat. One of several breeds native to Thailand (formerly known as Siam), the Siamese cat became one of the most popular breeds in Europe and North America in the 20th century.

Siamese are usually very affectionate and intelligent cats, renowned for their social nature. Many enjoy being with people and are sometimes described as “extroverts”.

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Siamese Cat