Gray cats: the mystery of true silver
Silver-gray coat color of cats is rarely called banal gray: as a rule, it is called blue, although, of course, there are several different varieties of color and, as a…

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Persian cat
The first longhair cats were introduced to Europe in the seventeenth century from Persia and Turkey. It is believed that modern Persian cats lead their pedigree from them. For many…

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Coloring cats: the most incredible options
Thanks to constant crossbreeding and various experiments, felinologists managed to bring out a lot of feline colors, many of which look simply amazing and unusual. However, the genetics of cats'…

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Norwegian Forest Cat

The Norwegian Forest Cat is an aboriginal Scandinavian cat breed. Its origin is not known for certain, but according to legend, it was such big fluffy cats that were harnessed to the chariot of the Norse goddess of love and fertility. The ancient sagas contain references to huge fluffy troll cats that could climb a sheer cliff. Continue reading

Egyptian Mau

Egyptian cat or Egyptian Mau includes the breed of short-haired cats. This breed was bred in America in the 50s of the last century, for which street Cairo cats were used. Perhaps, at one time, this breed served as a symbol of worship for the ancient Egyptians, since the forehead of this animal is still decorated with a characteristic pattern depicting a scarab beetle. Up to and in terms of its external features, the Egyptian Mau looks like an ancient Egyptian cat. Continue reading

British longhair cat

British cats have long been deservedly popular all over the world. Many fans of the breed especially like their thick “plush” fur. But sometimes it happens that the British cats and cats with impeccable pedigree give long-haired offspring. For those who know the history of the breed and heard a little about genetics, this is not surprising. After all, the British cat breed was derived with the involvement of representatives of the Persian breed. The gene responsible for long hair turned out to be recessive. However, even more than a hundred years later, a certain combination of genes from time to time leads to the birth of British kittens with long hair. Continue reading

Scottish Fold cat (Scottish Fold and Straight)
The first Scottish cats appeared in 1961, in Scotland. Scottish Fold or Scottish Fold is a short-haired cat, which is characterized by the characteristic structure of ears, bent slightly forward…

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Scottish Fold cat (Scottish Fold and Straight)
The first Scottish cats appeared in 1961, in Scotland. Scottish Fold or Scottish Fold is a short-haired cat, which is characterized by the characteristic structure of ears, bent slightly forward…

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Canadian Sphynx
The fact that bald cats Sphynx appeared for a long time, confirm the ancient facts. Perhaps even the Aztecs were engaged in their breeding. At the beginning of the twentieth…

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Turkish van
The Turkish van is a cat called “van katu” in its historic homeland, which means “Van Lake cat”. According to local legend, these snow-white cats caught mice on Noah's Ark,…

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