The reason why it is difficult for an app to identify a cat breed correctly

App to identify cat breeds

You’ll probably find more than one app online which you can download to your smart phone (cell phone) which claims to identify cat breeds from a photograph. The picture shows a screenshot from one which is available on Google Play and it’s called Cat Scanner: Breed Recognition. It has a 4.2-star review with 1 …

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History of the American Shorthair – Roman times to the present!

American Shorthair Portrait

Before I put pen to paper in earnest on the subject of the history of the American Shorthair cat, I must thank Valerie Edwards of Fenton Farm. She has the most detailed version of the history of any cat breed that I have seen. I simply cannot cover all the ground that she covers. …

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American Shorthair cat ‘Piper’ and one other, both silver tabbies

American Shorthair cat Piper

I believe that the American Shorthair is an underrated purebred cat. This is a cat with a long American history, similar to the more famous Maine Coon. This was a cat of American barns, a kind of working cat; a moggy to use the vernacular. They were and still are to be honest street …

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American Shorthair Photographic Portrait

An outstanding photographic portrait by Helmi Flick of the popular American Shorthair. It has a “portrait” quality, hence the title. It is quite formal and straightfoward. The coat is classic silver tabby. This is considered to be the coat most favoured by breeders of this cat and buyers as far as I am aware.

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American Shorthair Cat Facts For Kids

This is a page on the American Shorthair cat written for children and people who like information in plain language with good pictures. The American Shorthair is an important cat breed. It is part of the history of the United States of America. It is known as a cat that is very good with …

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Domestic Shorthaired Cat

The term ‘domestic shorthaired cat’ refers to all domesticated cats with short hair. Technically that includes all short haired purebred cats too. However, the phrase usually applies to random breed cats with short hair. ‘Random bred’ means of mixed ancestry. Sometimes domestic shorthair cats are referred to as ‘mixed breed’ cats. Strictly speaking, this …

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