Snowshoe Cat Breed Profile

Snowshoe Cat Breed Profile 1

 

At a glance

  • Origins: Philadelphia, USA
  • Lifespan: 12-14 years
  • Eyes: Blue
  • Energy: Medium
  • Temperament: Playful, outgoing, curious, loving
  • Weight: Males 4.5-5.5 kg (9.9 – 12.1 lbs), females 5-5 kg (8.8 – 11 lbs)
  • Colours: Seal, blue, chocolate and lilac
  • Grooming: Weekly
  • Talkative: Moderate

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Manx Cat Breed Profile

Manx and polydactyl cat

Manx cat a glance

  • Energy: Low to medium
  • Eyes: Green, copper, gold, blue
  • Temperament: Friendly, quiet, loyal, dog-like
  • Weight: Males 5 kg (11 lbs), females 4-5 kg (8.8 – 11 lbs)
  • Colours: All colours accepted
  • Grooming: Requires weekly grooming
  • Lifespan: 12-16 years

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Selkirk Rex Cat-History, Appearance & Temperament

Selkirk Rex

At a glance Origin: Montana, USA Lifespan: 12-14 years Eyes: All eye colours Energy: Low to medium Temperament: Playful, outgoing, curious, loving Weight: Males 5 – 6 kg (11– 13.2 lbs), females 4.5 – 5.5 kg (9.9 – 11 lbs) Colours: All coat colours Grooming: Weekly About The Selkirk Rex is a curly-coated breed of … Read more

Domestic Shorthair Cat Profile

Domestic shorthair cat

At a glance

  • Origins: Mixed
  • Lifespan: 10-15 years
  • Eyes: Hazel, green, yellow, blue or odd
  • Energy: Varies
  • Temperament: Varies
  • Weight: Males 4-6 kg (8.8 – 13.2 lbs), females 3.5-5 kg (7.8 – 11 lbs)
  • Colours: All colours and patterns
  • Grooming: Weekly

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Turkish Van Breed Profile

Turkish Van cat

At a glance

    • Lifespan: 12-14 years
    • Eyes: Blue, amber or odd
    • Energy: Medium to high
    • Temperament: Playful, outgoing, curious, loving
    • Weight: Males 6 – 7 kg (13.2 – 15.4 lbs), females 5.5 – 6  kg (12.1 – 13.2 lbs)
    • Colours: White with red, black or blue
    • Grooming: Daily
    • Cost: $1,000-$1,500

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American Shorthair Breed Profile

American Shorthair

At a glance

  • Origins: Europe, North America
  • Lifespan: 12-14 years
  • Eyes: Hazel, green, gold, blue
  • Energy: Medium
  • Temperament: Independent, friendly, easygoing and playful
  • Weight: Males 5 – 6 kg (11 – 13.2 lbs), females 4 – 5 kg (8.8 – 11 lbs)
  • Colours: Every colour is accepted
  • Grooming: Requires weekly grooming

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Norwegian Forest Cat Breed Profile

Norwegian Forest Cat

At a glance

  • Origins: Norway
  • Also known as: Wegies, Norsk skogkatt, Norsk granskogskatte and Norsk skaukatt
  • Lifespan: 12-15 years
  • Eyes: Green, gold, blue and odd-eyed
  • Energy: Medium to high
  • Temperament: Easygoing, mild-mannered, friendly
  • Weight: Females 6-7 kg (13.2 – 15.4 lbs), Males 6.5-10 kg (14 – 22 lbs)
  • Colours: All colours except pointed and dilute (chocolate and lilac)
  • Coat: Longhair
  • Grooming: Daily
  • Cost: $1,000 – $1,600
  • Hypoallergenic: No
  • Club recognition: CFA, ACFA , FIFe, TICA

Related: Norwegian Forest Cat photo gallery

About

The Norwegian Forest Cat is a large cat which originated in Northern Europe. The long coat is adapted to keep these cats warm in the freezing Northern Hemisphere winters.

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Scottish Fold Profile

Scottish Fold

Scottish Fold at a glance

  • Origins: Scotland, 1961.
  • Also known as: Scot Fold
  • Lifespan: 12-14 years
  • Eyes: Hazel, green, gold, blue
  • Energy: Low
  • Temperament: Intelligent, affectionate, sweet and loyal
  • Weight: Males 5 – 6 kg (11 – 13.2 lbs), females 4 – 5.5 kg (8.8 – 12.1 lbs)
  • Colours: All colours and patterns accepted
  • Grooming: Weekly
  • Good with children? Yes
  • Cost: $800 – $1,400

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Oriental Cat (Foreign Shorthair) Breed Profile

Black Oriental cat with large ears

Oriental cat at a glance

  • Origins: United Kingdom
  • Lifespan: 12-14 years
  • Eyes: Hazel, green and yellow
  • Energy: Medium to high
  • Temperament: Playful, outgoing, curious and loving
  • Weight: Males 4.5-5.5 kg (9.9 – 12.1 lbs) and females 4-5 kg (8.8 – 11 lbs)
  • Colours: All colours except pointed
  • Coat: Short
  • Grooming: Requires weekly grooming
  • Talkative: Moderate
  • Cost: $800 – 1,500

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