Author: felipedia

  • The best cat harness and leash [How to make the right choice]

    It turns out that although it is not widespread, walking a cat on a leash is not at absolutely impossible. Like all other animals, your cat will also enjoy outdoor time, the singing of the birds and the scent of cut grass. Even more, walking your cat can turn into another nice way to spend […]

  • Tonkinese

    Once called the Golden Siamese, the Tonkinese is in fact a hybrid of Burmese and Siamese breeds. Initially developed in the United States in the 1930s, the blend of these two breeds resulted in a type which displayed obvious, but more refined characteristics of each. No deliberate breeding program followed and official record of the […]

  • Snowshoe

    The Snowshoe Cat first appeared in the 1960s, as a result of cross-breeding a Siamese and an American Shorthair. The ears are large, with a triangular head that most often has black markings. The eyes are blue. The coat is short-haired and is white and gray. The tail is medium-sized. There are several varieties, such […]

  • Russian blue

    Although most of the Russian Blue’s early history is unknown, it is believed that British sailors who worked on board merchant vessels would bring blue cats to England in their travels from the shore of the White Sea, Arkhangelsk, therefore in earlier days they were called “Archangel Cat”. They were recognised to be an attractive […]

  • Norwegian forest

    Contents 1 History 2 Appearance 3 Temperament 4 Grooming 5 Breeding 6 Housepet potential, space & exercise 7 Disease susceptibility 8 References   History While Norway has a rich history of cat legends, the Norwegian Forest Cat was a farmyard animal for many years before its type was described and accepted for pedigree status in 1912. A club was formed in 1938 but […]

  • Kashmir

    Originating in North America in the 20th century, the Kashmir is one of the newer breeds of Persians. Many organizations only recognize it as a color variation of the Persian and do not distinguish it as a unique breed. An intelligent, self-confident cat, the Kashmir is one of the sweetest cat breeds known today. Described […]

  • Exotic shorthair

    The Exotic Shorthair Cat (Or Exotic) was created by crossbreeding Persians and British Shorthairs and American Shorthairs. They have nearly the same body as the Persian, but a thick, dense short coat. They appeal to people who like the look of a Persian but do not want the hassle of grooming a long-haired cat. Contents […]

  • Devon rex

    The Devon Rex is a breed of unique appearance. Its large eyes, short muzzle, prominent cheekbones, curly whiskers and huge, low-set ears create a characteristic elfin look. The Devon Rex is a fine to medium build, small cat. Females weigh an average of 2-3 kilos when full grown, and males range from 3-4 kilos. Although […]

  • Burmese

    An active show off with a stunning sable brown coat that any feline would envy, the Burmese is a combination stand up (and roll over) comic and Olympic athlete. The breed is prone to ocular discharge, so supplementing the diet with vitamin C at 100 – 200 mg daily, or an antioxidant formula, is recommended. […]

  • Balinese

    Balinese cats are a breed of oriental cats with long hair and Siamese-style markings, or points. Balinese cats resemble a Siamese with a medium-length silky coat and a plumed tail, but not nearly as fluffy as a Himalayan, and they require much less grooming. Balinese cats are extremely intelligent cats, although less talkative than their […]