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What qualities are strongly associated with the Victorian era? Most likely, it is aristocracy and power. For many people, the British Shorthair cat has the same associations. And this is not surprising – because the breed was bred by English gentlemen and presented to the public in the seventies of the nineteenth century. British cats were obtained by crossing native cats with representatives of other breeds, among which were Persian cats. The British Shorthair cat had an expressive appearance, sociable character, excellent hunting qualities and good health. Continue reading
The origin of the Burmese cat, as befits an eastern beauty, is shrouded in mystery. According to a popular legend, these cats descend from sacred temple animals, several individuals of which came to France at the beginning of the twentieth century. Active breeding work was interrupted by the Second World War, after which only a few cats survived. To restore the breed used Persian and Siamese breeds of cats. The Burmese breed has combined all the advantages inherent in cats of both breeds, and has become a real masterpiece. Continue reading
Bengal cats are a unique breed, obtained by a hybrid way. In the forests of India, China, Thailand, and the Philippines, Felis Bengalensis, the animals of the cat family, have long lived. There were these animals in the Far East. However, by the 60th. last century wild Bengal cats were on the verge of extinction.
Poachers shot beautiful animals for their spotted skins. Exotic kittens were readily acquired by tourists, who did not know how difficult it was to keep a wild animal at home. Continue reading