Categories: Hybrid cat

Pictures of a cat-dog hybrid!

This is a cute Vietnamese puppy who’s been described as a cat-dog hybrid but with tongue in cheek because it is genetically impossible. However, his character, his derp face, stature and dense grey coat allows people to pretend that he is a cat-dog hybrid. It is a bit of fun. He certainly does look amazing and very unusual.

Vietnamese puppy looks a bit like a cat-dog hybrid. Photo: Gấu Mèo Bắc Mỹ.

His coat density and color reminds me of the blue British Shorthair (see below). Someone said he looks like a cross between a Maine Coon and a Corgi. I can see that because the Maine Coon does have a strong, dog-like muzzle. And the corgi is a dwarf type dog.

British Shorthair TYBA. Photo copyright Helmi Flick

In fact he is a H’mong dog. H’mong is an ethic minority group in Vietnam I am told. Or it is speculated that he is a cross between a H’mong and a corgi but the owners know the true background (see below).

Vietnamese puppy looks a bit like a cat-dog hybrid. One of his derpy faces. Photo: Gấu Mèo Bắc Mỹ.

His human caretakers are Hai Anh and Tuan. They named their puppy Dúi (“bamboo rat” in English). In an interview with Bored Panda, Hai Anh said:

He is a mix of a native dog breed and a short-legged dog called Dingo. But I think he might have a gene mutation too. I bought him in a mountain province in Vietnam. Like every puppy, he likes playing with both humans and dog friends. He is really sweet and funny!” The pictures don’t lie!

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Hi, I am 70-years-of-age at 2019. For 14 years before I retired at 57, I worked as a solicitor in general law specialising in family law. Before that I worked in a number of different jobs including professional photography. I have a longstanding girlfriend, Michelle. We like to walk in Richmond Park which is near my home because I love nature and the landscape (as well as cats and all animals).

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