Are you familiar with the curly-coated Cornish and Devon Rex cats? These cats come from two distinct rex cat breeds even though they look quite similar. The cats have been appearing in cat shows in Europe since the 1950s. Soon after they also appeared in shows in North America. They both developed from a mutation. … Read more Learn Here About Rex Cat Breeds
The Havana Brown is a breed that is recognized by the cat fancies of Britain and North America. It is a distinctive cat with a rich brown coat and an amiable personality. The breed has slightly different credentials, depending on which side of the ocean it was bred on. In the 1950s, breeders in Britain … Read more Learn About Havana Brown Cats
I’m happy to introduce Felix silvestris lybica, the African Wildcat, and a domestic cat ancestor. This animal is a subspecies of F. silvestris, and became a distinct species about 131,000 years ago. Then, about 10,000 years ago, some of these African Wildcats were domesticated in the Middle East. These early domesticated cats became the ancestors … Read more Meet The African Wildcat, A Domestic Cat Ancestor
The Savannah is the largest domesticated cat. This cat originated from a cross between a domestic cat and a serval, a medium-sized, large-eared wild African cat. A male serval was crossbred with a Siamese to create the first member of this new breed. This unusual cross is actually a relatively new cat on the breeder’s … Read more The Savannah Cat: Largest Domesticated Cat Breed
All cats, from wild and savage hunters to the sweet pet curled up by your fire are related. No matter the size or markings, the rounded head and agile, light-footed body immediately mark the animal as a cat. Somewhere in the animal’s distant past, all cats evolved from a common prehistoric ancestor. Wild cats vs. … Read more Wild Cats vs. Domestic Cats: Are They Related?
This post furnishes information that is all about Maine Coon cats. One of the oldest natural North American breeds, the Maine Coon, or Maine Cat, is believed to be a native of Maine. This beautiful cat is most likely the closest breed to the Norwegian Forest Cat. What Were the Origins of Maine Coon Cats? … Read more Learn All About Maine Coon Cats
Javanese cats, like their Balinese relatives, are playful, devoted, and very talkative. They will let you know their cat thoughts on life, love, and their dinner bowl. All these breeds that are Siamese relatives seem to have that quality — they tell you whatever is on their cat mind, and expect you to understand. Though … Read more Would You Like To Learn About Javanese Cats?
In this post you will read some basic bits of Burmese cat information. Burmese cats can be distinctive and appealing in appearance. The cat has an alert, wide-eyed look and a sleek coat done in rich color. Are These Cats Popular? Though not a common breed, it is one that is sought after. This cat … Read more Read Here For Burmese Cat Information
To learn more about Abyssinian and Somali cats, read this post. Abyssinians are one of the oldest breed of cats. These striking and athletic cats are different from any other short-haired cat. Today it is one of the most popular breeds, especially in North America. Both the Abyssinian and the Somali are unique because they … Read more Learn About Abyssinian and Somali Cats
Are you acquainted with the tailless Manx cat? Here are some Manx cat facts you might find interesting. The Manx cat got its name because many of the early ones were to be found on the Isle of Man. The breed is an ancient one, descendants of the African wild cat (F. silvestris lybica). Even … Read more Read Interesting Manx Cat Facts