Pointed and angular head of the Siamese

Pointed and angular head of the Siamese. Photo: Frangipani Balinesecattery.

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In terms of domestic cat head shape, the contemporary Siamese cat which has been selectively bred over many decades has become very elongated and angular as you can see in this photograph. It is in complete contrast to the almost round head of the Scottish Fold and Persian except the Persian has a flat-face attached to the remainder of the skull which is meant to be very round which is why they have very small ears.