Domestic cat that looks like a bobcat?

Pixie-bob cat

There are two purebred domestic cats that look like a bobcat: American Bobtail and Pixie-bob. In addition to these two purebred cats which are designed through selective breeding to have a domesticated but slightly similar appearance to the American bobcat, you might see a random bred cat with a tabby coat and a very …

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Longhaired American Bobtail – genes, appearance and Darwin!

American Bobtail Fergie

Longhaired American Bobtail – photo copyright Helmi Flick Tailless cats have gained in popularity but they do not occupy the top eschalots of the cat fancy. When once there was the Japanese Bobtail there is now the Kurilian Bobtail as well (is this breed linked to the Japanese Bobtail?). The American Bobtail was the first …

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American Bobtail longhair FERGIE – some notes on appearance and character

American Bobtail Fergie

This boy is a longhaired American Bobtail. You can see more of him plus some of the important aspects of the breed standard on this page. Fergie is an extremely handsome cat. His coat compliments his steely blue eyes perfectly. Although any eye colour and coat colour are allowed. American Bobtail FERGIE – photo copyright …

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American Bobtail Cat Facts For Kids

A page on the American Bobtail written for children and people who like straightforward English and great pictures in a slideshow. Look at the 2nd picture to see a young girl with her Bobtail. The slide show below works by itself. You just have to watch. If you put your mouse pointer over the …

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Polydactyl Tabby Cat Picture

This is a really nice polydactyl tabby cat picture by Helmi Flick. Octavia is a beautiful polydactyl tabby cat. People call them polycats. And they have polyfeet! The polydactyl world throws up some nice terminology. For people new to polydactyl cats, it means cats with extra toes. Robinson’s Genetics calls it “polydactyly”. They say …

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