Breeding pedigreed cats by Carolyn M. Vella

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Published by Howell Book House in New York .

Written in English

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  • Cats -- Breeding.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementCarolyn Vella and John McGonagle, Jr. ; with photos by the authors.
ContributionsMcGonagle, John J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSF447.5 .V44 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 274 p. :
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL660194M
ISBN 100876056982
LC Control Number97005549
OCLC/WorldCa36307976

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This round-up of the country’s most coveted kitties comes from The Cat. A closed stud book is a stud book or breed registry that does not accept any outside blood. The registered animals and all subsequent offspring trace back to the foundation stock. This ensures that the animal is a purebred member of the breed.

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A breed is a group of animals within a species that are fairly homogeneous in size, looks, personality, instincts, and other traits, and which breed true, producing offspring with highly predictable.

A show cat (also known as a purebred cat or pedigreed cat) is one that has been judged to be close to the physical ideal for its breed standard at a cat all pedigreed cats are show cats, many are just pets but the ones with the best conformation and personality are often shown in associations such as the CFA and TICA in the US, the GCCF in the UK or the FiFe in the rest of Europe.

A cat whose ancestry is formally registered is called a pedigreed or purebred cally, a purebred cat is one whose ancestry contains only individuals of the same breed. A pedigreed cat is one whose ancestry is recorded, but may have ancestors of different breeds.

The list of cat breeds is quite large: most cat registries actually recognize between 30 and 40 breeds of cats, and several.

Nikki Horner had in mind a cat that resembled the black leopard of India and named the breed she developed from combining black American Shorthairs with Burmese the Bombay after the Indian city.

She wanted a cat with the sleek, short tight coat of the Burmese in the darkest black from the American Shorthair lit up with eyes like new copper pennies. The domestic short-haired and domestic long-haired cat types are not breeds, but terms used (with various spellings) in the cat fancy to describe "mongrel" cats by coat length, ones that do not belong to a particular breed.

Some registries permit them to be pedigreed and they have been used as foundation stock in the establishment of some breeds.The Khao Manee is an ancient cat breed comparable to the Siamese, Korat and other Thailand cat breeds.

The Khao Manee is mentioned in the Tamra Maew, or Cat Book Poems, that also mention the Siamese cat breed and other coat colored cats endemic to the country Thailand, or Siam, as it was previously known. Khao Manee cats are pure white with a short, smooth, close-lying coat.The first mention of Maine Coon cats in a literary work was inin Frances Simpson's The Book of the Cat ().

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