Selkirk Rex Breed Profile

Selkirk Rex breed profile

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

Norwegian Forest Cat Breed Profile

Norwegian Forest cat breed profile

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
  • Coat: Longhair
  • Grooming: Daily
  • Cost: $1,000 – $1,600
  • Hypoallergenic: No
  • Club recognition: CFA, ACFA, FIFe, TICA

About

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

Read more

Scottish Fold Breed Profile

Scottish fold breed profile

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
  • Mode of inheritance: Dominant with incomplete penetrance
  • Cost: $800 – $1,400

Read more

Oriental Shorthair Breed Profile

Oriental shorthair breed profile

Oriental Shorthair 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: $1,000 – $2,000

Read more