The Birman, also called the ‘Sacred cat of Burma’, is a domestic cat breed. The birman has medium-long hair, a pole-colored body with darker points and deep blue eyes. Even though the cat is pointed, the paws have white gloves. Birmans have semi-long, silky hair, a semi-cobby body and relatively small eyes compared to other cat breads and a Roman nose. In order to comply with breed standards, the Burman’s body should be an eggshell color or golden, depending on the intensity of marking colors. The markings can be pure seal, chocolate, blue, red, lilac or cream. The birman’s coat unsual sues to the white ‘gloves’ on each paw. All Birmans are born white and they start developing their color at the age of 1 week if they have a dark color and at the age of 14 days, or more, if they have a clear color. The first part which develops the color are the points of ears, nose and tail. The real color is complete at two years old and after a wintry season.
The birman is an average size of cat. Male Birman generally ranging from 8 to 12 pounds while females a little smaller.
The Birman has a wonderful balanced temperament. They are very intelligent and bond
to their people very strongly. Birmans also are curios, they like to find out what you are
doing or about anything that is new. The birman is a person-cat; they love to be around
The Birman personality is docile, quit with a strong people orientation. Although longhaired, they do not need daily grooming.
The British Shorthair is a domestic cat whose features make it a popular breed in cat shows. British shorthairs have dense, plush coats that are often described as crisp or cracking, referring to the way the coat breaks over the contours of the cat’s body. Their eyes are large, round and wildly set and cab be variety of colors, through the copper or gold eyes of the British blue are the best known.
The British Shorthair are the muscular cat, with a “square” body shape and thick legs. British Shorthair has long, broad head. Their eyes stand out and tend to be large and round. Their relatively small ears with rounded tips are set far apart. They have pert snub noses and slightly rounded chins.
The males of this breed are larger then the females, and the size difference between
them is easily noticed to other breeds. The male’s average weight is 5-10kilograms
whereas a female weights up to 5-7 kilograms.British Shorthairs are wonderful cats for people who work, as they are very happy to simply laze around the house while their owner is out. They do not get destructive or need other animal for company. They are not very vocal breed but will meow to communicate with their owners. The breed has become favorite of animal trainers because of its nature and intelligence, and in recent years these cats have appeared in Hollywood films and television commercials.
The Exotic Shorthair is a breed of cat developed to be a shorthaired version of Persian. The Exotic Shorthair is similar to the Persain in many ways, including temperament and conformation, with the exception of the short dense coat. The Exotic personality is, if not identical, very much like the Persian’s quiet, loyal, sweet and affectionate. They want to be involved i their favorite human’s lives and will quietly follow them from room to room just to see what they are doing. They also enjoy hugs and cuddles.
The Exotic Shorthair may grow up to 15 pounds, but in height it remains fairly short and close to ground. The appearance is cobby with short, stout legs holding up a round, muscular physique. It is compact, not fat, with the weight being attribute to the density of the bones. The shorter nostrils makes the Exotic Shorthair more sensitive to heat. High temperature may lead to breathing problems. Add that to heavier coat, and have a breed that will look for ways to stay cool.
Exotic Shorthairs have a gentle and clam personality reminiscent of the Persian, but
are livelier than their long-haired ancestors. Curious and playful, they are friendly to
other cats and dogs. They don’t like to be alone, and need the presence of their
owner .They tend more affection and loyalty than most breeds make excellent lap
The Japanese Bobtail is a breed of domestic cat with an unusual “bobbed” tail more closely resembling the tail that of other cats. The variety is native to the Japan and Southeast Asia, though it is now the world. The breed has been known in Japan for centuries, and it frequently appears in traditional folklore and art.
The Japanese Bobtail is medium-sized and slim, though well-muscled. As its name suggests, the most striking feature of the breed is its short tail, which is about four inches long. Meanwhile, its beautiful, soft and silky coat can be found in a variety of colors and patternsA born Japanese Bobtail id bold, curious, alert and easily smitten with strangers.
Always attentive and long loving, the Bobtail makes for a wonderful companion. In fact, if it sees a sudtraught person, the Bobtail will offer a paw for comfort.
In addition, the Bobtail is extremely active and playful, especially when it comes to jumping and prancing about. It enjoys human companionship and can never “converse” in chirping voices and a variety of tones, which has been called “singing” by some breeders.
The Ragdoll is a cat breed with blue eyes and a distinct colorpoint coat. It is a large and muscular semi-longhair cat with a soft and silky coat. It is best known by its docile and placid temperament and affectionate nature. The name “Ragdoll” is derived from the tendency of individuals from the original breeding stock to go limp and relaxed when picked up.
The Ragdoll is one of the largest domesticated cat breeds with a sturdy body, large frame and proportionate legs. Fully-grown female weights from 8-15 pounds. Males are substantially larger, ranging from 12-20 pounds or more. Ragdoll comes in six different colores: red, seal, chocolate, flame and the corresponding “dilutes”, including blue lilac and cream. Ragdoll kitties are born white; they have good color at 8-10 weeks and full color and coat at 3-4 years.
Ragdolls have nice manners and are easy to live with. Ragdolls prefers to stay on
the same level with its people rather than highest point in a room.