Savannah Cat Profile

Savannah cat breed profile

History

One of the most recent additions to the cat fancy, the Savannah cat is a hybridisation of the domestic cat and the African Serval. Its history begins in 1986 when a Bengal breeder by the name of Judee

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Tonkinese Cat Profile

Tonkinese cat

At a glance

  • Lifespan: 12-14 years
  • Eyes: Blue or aqua
  • Energy: Medium
  • Temperament: Curious, playful, friendly
  • Weight: Males 4.5-5 kg (9.9 – 11 lbs), females 4-5 kg (8.8 – 11 lbs)
  • Colours: Seal, chocolate, blue and lilac in pointed, mink or solid
  • Grooming: Weekly
  • Talkative: Moderate

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Japanese Bobtail Breed Profile

Japanese Bobtail breed profile

History

The Japanese Bobtail is a natural breed of cat that arrived in Japan over 1,000 years ago. They are thought to have originated in China or Korea, although there have been references made about cats with tail deformities from all over Asia.

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Chartreux Cat Breed Profile

Chartreux cat breed profile

Chartreux cat at a glance

  • Origin: France
  • Lifespan: 12-14 years
  • Eyes: Gold to copper
  • Energy: Medium
  • Temperament: Friendly but independent, laid back, good-natured
  • Weight: 5.5 – 7 kg (12.1 – 15.4 lbs)
  • Colours: Blue
  • Grooming: Requires weekly grooming
  • Alternate names: Chartreuse Cat, Monastery Cat and Blue Cat of France

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Snowshoe Cat Breed Profile

Snowshoe cat breed profile

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 cat breed profile

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 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

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 breed profile

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 breed profile

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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