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<ul><li> Slide 1 </li> <li> CATS CATS Breed Identification Breed Identification </li> <li> Slide 2 </li> <li> List of Cats for Identification List of Cats for Identification *Scottish Fold*Persian *Cornish Rex*Korat *Somali*Sphynx *Siamese*Bengal *Abyssinian*Munchkin *Manx*Egyptian Mau *Chartreux*Ragdoll *Tonkinese*Balinese *American Shorthair*Japanese Bobtail *American Curl*Russian Blue *Havana Brown </li> <li> Slide 3 </li> <li> 1. </li> <li> Slide 4 </li> <li> 2. </li> <li> Slide 5 </li> <li> 3. </li> <li> Slide 6 </li> <li> 4. </li> <li> Slide 7 </li> <li> 5. </li> <li> Slide 8 </li> <li> 6. </li> <li> Slide 9 </li> <li> 7. </li> <li> Slide 10 </li> <li> 8. </li> <li> Slide 11 </li> <li> 9. </li> <li> Slide 12 </li> <li> 10. </li> <li> Slide 13 </li> <li> 11. </li> <li> Slide 14 </li> <li> 12. </li> <li> Slide 15 </li> <li> 13. </li> <li> Slide 16 </li> <li> 14. </li> <li> Slide 17 </li> <li> 15. </li> <li> Slide 18 </li> <li> 16. </li> <li> Slide 19 </li> <li> 17. </li> <li> Slide 20 </li> <li> 18. </li> <li> Slide 21 </li> <li> 19. </li> <li> Slide 22 </li> <li> 20. </li> <li> Slide 23 </li> <li> 21. </li> <li> Slide 24 </li> <li> 22. </li> <li> Slide 25 </li> <li> THE ANSWERS Breed Identification Colors Solid, Parti, Tabby Coat Ticking to Shading Comparison of Blues Ear Comparison Tail Comparison ese Comparison/Point Colors Spot Comparison Coat Comparisons Other Shorthairs Other Longhairs The Official M </li> <li> Slide 26 </li> <li> COLORS - Solids WhiteBlackBlue Red Cream Chocolate </li> <li> Slide 27 </li> <li> COLORS - Parti Parti Two Color in Blue or Red Parti Two Color in Blue or RedTortoiseshellCalico </li> <li> Slide 28 </li> <li> Colors Van and Harlequin VAN: White with color on the tail and between the ears HARLEQUIN: Any color and small patches (as few as possible) of the same color on the body and legs </li> <li> Slide 29 </li> <li> TABBY MACKERELCLASSIC </li> <li> Slide 30 </li> <li> TABBY BRACELETS AND NECKLACES MASCARA LINES MARBLING </li> <li> Slide 31 </li> <li> 1. Japanese Bobtail *1,000 Year Old Breed *Singing Voice *Carry things in their mouths *Tail no longer than 3 *All colors except Siamese or Abbysinian </li> <li> Slide 32 </li> <li> 2. Persian *Originated in Persia *#1 Popular Purebred Breed *Some tearing normal because of large eyes *7 Accepted Colors: Solid, Silver/Golden, Smoke/Shaded, Tabby, Parti-Color, Calico, Himalayan </li> <li> Slide 33 </li> <li> EXOTIC SHORTHAIR Shorthair Version of a Persian Thick, Dense, Plush Fur </li> <li> Slide 34 </li> <li> Levels of Shading Levels of Shading TIPPED SHADED </li> <li> Slide 35 </li> <li> Levels of Shading SMOKETICKED </li> <li> Slide 36 </li> <li> 3. Russian Blue *Originated in Archangel Isles, Russia *Descendants of the Royal Cats of Russian Czars *Emerald eyes large and rounded; described as cobra like *Formerly trapped for thick coat that is similar to beaver and seal </li> <li> Slide 37 </li> <li> 4. Abbyssinian *Ruddy ticked coat - distinctly ticked, with three or four bands of color, ending in the ticking color *Very people oriented *Extremely loyal personality </li> <li> Slide 38 </li> <li> 5.Scottish Fold *Originated in 1961 from a white barn cat in Scotland *Ear fold caused from incomplete dominant gene mutation *Ears come in folded and normal *Born with straight ears that start to fold at 3-4 weeks of age *Tiny voices, not very vocal </li> <li> Slide 39 </li> <li> 6.Chartreaux *Originally bred by Carthusian Monks, France *Named for 18 th Century Spanish wool because of dense wooly undercoat like sheep *Do not brush because of undercoat, finger combing is more appropriate *Make chirping noises *Have dog-like behaviors *Takes a full 3 years to mature *Nicknamed Potato on Toothpicks </li> <li> Slide 40 </li> <li> 7. Sphynx *Originated in 1966 in Toronto, Canada from an natural mutation *Fine down hair like warm peach/suede *Require bathing because of oils on surface leave grease rings on furniture *Still can cause allergies oil spots, saliva and dander on top of skin with no heavy top coat to mute allergens </li> <li> Slide 41 </li> <li> 8. Egyptian Mau *Mau is the Egyptian word for cat *Domesticated from African Wildcat *Imported into North America by exiled Russian Princess *Only naturally spotted breed of domestics *Soft, melodious voice *Gooseberry green eyes *Colors: Silver, Bronze, Smoke, Black, Blue </li> <li> Slide 42 </li> <li> 9. Siamese *Originated in Thailand, formerly known as Siam *Deep slanted almond shaped eyes of blue *Voice is legendary *Colors: Seal, Chocolate, Blue, Lilac </li> <li> Slide 43 </li> <li> SIAMESE TraditionalApplehead *Triangular Face*Applehead Face *Oriental Frame*Tonkinese Frame *Current Standard*Standard 20 Years Ago </li> <li> Slide 44 </li> <li> 10. Korat *Originated in Thailand *Known as good luck cats. A pair are given to bride/groom on their wedding day for good fortune *Eyes mature as they grown into adulthood start with blue, change to amber/green, end in luminous green as adults *Hair does NOT float; good for people with allergies </li> <li> Slide 45 </li> <li> The BLUES The BLUES Chartreaux Double coat like sheep wool Makes chirping noises Korat Hair doesnt float Eyes change from blue to green on maturity RUSSIAN BLUE Thick coat that is similar to beaver and seal Large, rounded, emerald eyes </li> <li> Slide 46 </li> <li> 11. American Curl *Originated in 1981 in Lakewood, California *Accepted in long and short hair with minimal undercoat *Born with straight ears; 3-5 days after birth curl will begin to show and continue until 16 weeks of age *Degree of ear curl varies from 90 to 180 degrees </li> <li> Slide 47 </li> <li> EARS TO YOU EARS TO YOU AMERICAN CURL SCOTTISH FOLD AMERICAN CURL SCOTTISH FOLD *Curled ear*Folded Ear *American Breed*Scottish Breed </li> <li> Slide 48 </li> <li> 12. Balinese *Double Coat *Longhaired Siamese mutation *Colors: Seal, Blue, Chocolate, Lilac </li> <li> Slide 49 </li> <li> 13. Somali *Long-haired Abyssinian *Soft voices, quiet, trill *Run sideways like a monkey *Love water *Smart open drawers, cupboards *Bushy Tail; nicknamed Fox Cat *Colors: Ruddy, Red, Blue, Fawn </li> <li> Slide 50 </li> <li> 14. Manx *Originated in Ilse of Man off coast of England *Dog like characters of retrieving and burying toys *Long hair formerly known as Cymric *Full Tail, Short Tail, Rise (Rumpy Riser), and No Tail (Rumpie) </li> <li> Slide 51 </li> <li> A Tail of Two Kitties A Tail of Two Kitties American Bobtail Japanese Bobtail Manx *Tail Average 1-4 *Tail No Longer than 3*Tail Varies *Good Therapy Cats *Singing Voice*Dog Like *Like shiny objects *Carry things in mouth* Bury/Hide Toys </li> <li> Slide 52 </li> <li> 15. Havana Brown *Royal Cats of Siam *Strain of Brown Siamese *More dog than cat *Loud purr, almost vibrates *Named after Havana cigars because of color *Green Eyes *Brown Whiskers that turn white with old age </li> <li> Slide 53 </li> <li> 16. Bengal *Domestic cat bred with small Asian leopard 4-5 Generations of Breeding for Domestics *Not allowed in CFA because of issues in wildness of breed; recognized by TICA *Known for spots, swirls, facial mascaras, necklaces, bracelets, marbling, and gold shimmer *Voice like no other, even more notable than a Siamese </li> <li> Slide 54 </li> <li> 17. Munchkin *Domestic Shorthair *All colors and patterns accepted *Bred for natural mutation of shorter legs *Controversy over breeding for mutation cats have hard time walking,running, climbing stairs because of short stature </li> <li> Slide 55 </li> <li> 18. Ragdoll *Developed in 1960s in California *Altered males can reach 20+ pounds *Blue Eyes *2 Years for coat development; 4 years for overall size *Patterns: Two with white (mitted and bicolor) and one with no white (colorpoint). </li> <li> Slide 56 </li> <li> Fluffy Doll Breeds Birman Sacred in Burma Not as thick coat as Persian Ragamuffin Go Limp in Arms Slight dome in head; nose shorter than Ragdoll Heavier boned than Ragdoll Coat shorter and thicker than Ragdoll Cross between Birman and Household Pet Ragdoll Large 20+ Lbs. Coat mature at two years Cross between Birman and Household Pet More fine boned than Ragamuffin </li> <li> Slide 57 </li> <li> 19. American Shorthair *Brought to USA on Mayflower used to keep rat population down on ships *1966 Movement to preserve original breed instead of melding into general domestic shorthair class *Weight from 11-15 pounds *80 Different colors and patterns </li> <li> Slide 58 </li> <li> Across the Sea British Shorthair *Originated in Rome *Plus Coat, Luxurious Feel </li> <li> Slide 59 </li> <li> 20. Tonkinese *Originated in1930 - California *Formerly known as Burmese *Cross between the Siamese and Burmese *Remind many people of the old apple-headed Siamese of twenty years ago *Medium-sized cat that is remarkably dense and muscular </li> <li> Slide 60 </li> <li> What the ese is it? Balinese Longhair Siamese Mutation Seal, Blue, Chocolate, Lilac Burmese Now more known as Tonkinese Bricks wrapped in Silk Colorpoint Shorthair 16 Different point colors beyond normal 4 Siamese point colors </li> <li> Slide 61 </li> <li> Oriental Shorthair 300 colors and patterns Long hair and Short hair Foundation from Siamese breed Siamese Traditional and Applehead Deep Almond Slanted Blue Eyes Seal, chocolate, blue, lilac Tonkinese Formerly known as Burmese </li> <li> Slide 62 </li> <li> COLOR - Points SealLilac Blue Red </li> <li> Slide 63 </li> <li> 21. Ocicat *Only spotted domestic bred to emulate wild cats *Breed originated in 1964 *Named Ocicat because it looks like an ocelot *Generations of interbreeding of Abyssinian, Siamese and American Shorthair </li> <li> Slide 64 </li> <li> Spots, Spots, Spots Spots, Spots, Spots Bengal Domestic cat bred with small Asian leopard Known for spots, swirls, facial mascaras, necklaces, bracelets, marbling, gold shimmer Egyptian Mau Domesticated from African Wildcat Only naturally spotted breed of domestics Gooseberry green eyes Colors: Silver, Bronze, Smoke, Black, BlueOcicat Only spotted domestic bred to emulate wild cats Interbreeding of domestic cats/no wild inbreeding Named Ocicat because it looks like an ocelot </li> <li> Slide 65 </li> <li> 22. Cornish Rex *Originated in Cornwall, England in 1950 *Minimal Shedding *Coat falls in washboard waves; very short, lies close to the body and is incredibly soft to the touch, prompting comparisons to cut velvet, karakul lamb, rabbit fur or silk. It feels like a Cornish Rex coat and nothing else is the same. *Kitten like antics continued kitten behavior into adulthood </li> <li> Slide 66 </li> <li> Curly and Wiry Cornish Rex Originated in Cornwall,England Minimal Shedding Coat falls in washboard waves Devon Rex Originated in Devonshire, England from a Stray Head larger than Cornish Curly coat where Cornish is wavy Different ancestors than Cornish Selkirk Rex Originated in Montana, USA Born curly short and long hair versions Whiskers are brittle All layers of fur; where Cornish lacks guardhairs Decided stop of nose; while Cornish has Roman nose </li> <li> Slide 67 </li> <li> Curly or Wiry LaPerm Originated 1982 Oregon, USA Born Bald All Color/Coat Patterns Looks like Persian with a Perm Long or Shorthair American Wirehair Originated in 1966 New York, USA One-half kittens in litter will be wiry hair Whiskers are also wiry </li> <li> Slide 68 </li> <li> OTHER SHORTHAIRS Bombay Originated in Kentucky, 1953 Designed to be a parlor panther Similar to Burmese Gold to Copper Eyes Singapura Smaller than average domestic shorthair Combination of both the ticked coat pattern and the dark brown color Noticeably larger eyes/ears than other domestic shorthairs </li> <li> Slide 69 </li> <li> Long Hair Majestics Maine Coon Native American Longhair Wide variety of colors/patterns: solid, shaded, smoke, tabby, bi-color, parti-colors Norweigan Forest Explored the world with the Vikings Bright green eyes with bands of gold Inner ear hair deflects wind and snow Requires very little, if any, combing Siberian National cat of Russia Non-Allergic Fur Built for cold weather: *Heavy water resistant coat *Long ruff, stomach, and britches *Long, bushy tail which the cat wraps around himself when he curls up *Ears more heavily furred (inside and tips) *Big, round, tufted feet serve as 'snow shoes *Relatively long, square muzzle facilitates grasping prey and lapping water from streams and puddles </li> <li> Slide 70 </li> <li> Turkish Angora Originated in Turkey Long, fine boned body Pointed faces Soft, silky coat rarely mats and requires only minimal grooming While whites are still very popular today, breeders have focused increasingly on colored cats Turkish Van Named from Lake Van, Turkey Lack an undercoat Unique cashmere like coat texture that is water resistant Love to swim Van pattered with head, tail coloring over white coat </li> <li> Slide 71 </li> <li> The Official M The Official M The legend is that Muhammad put his hand on the cats forehead and that is why every cat has four dark lines on their forehead. -tradition of the Prophet quoted by Jalaluddin Rumi (d. 1273) -tradition of the Prophet quoted by Jalaluddin Rumi (d. 1273) </li> <li> Slide 72 </li> <li> The greatness of nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way Its animals are treated. -Mohandas K. Mahatma Gandhi -Mohandas K. Mahatma Gandhi </li> </ul>