Lykoi Cat: the “Wolf Cat”

Is the new cat breed, the Lykoi Cat bizarre or beautiful? Just when I thought that there couldn’t be any new cat breeds making the scene to tickle my fancy, I nearly fell off my chair when I discovered that … please continue reading

Is there a new cat breed coming out next year?

Is there a new cat breed coming out next year? This is an actual question I have been asked by a cat lover. Though what true cat lover would think of a cat as a fashion item with a new style … please continue reading

What breed is Grumpy Cat?

Grumpy Cat is not a breed of cat. She is a random bred cat, a “moggie”. The record needs to be put straight because the PandaWhale website confidentially states that she is a “Snowshoe Siamese” (they mean “Snowshoe”). She is … please continue reading

“Active Cat” – Inherited, Learned or Stimulated?

Is there such a thing as an active cat breed? Can you group cats into active and inactive? I am not sure that you can. Although cat breed personality descriptions are notoriously variable, vague and imprecise, the Cat Fanciers’ Association … please continue reading

GENETIC CONDITIONS IN PEDIGREE CATS

By Sarah Hartwell When cats are bred for appearance, disease-causing genes risk being overlooked until the gene becomes sufficiently widespread that numerous cases of the genetic ailment appear in that breed. There are a number of factors involved: THE FOUNDER … please continue reading