Spine Bending when in sitting posture
by Helmi Flick
(Bedford, Texas, USA)
The spine of a cat bends in a “h” shape when the body is a long or of a rangy type, i.e., as in an Oriental Shorthair, Maine Coon, or Savannah. The more cobby body shapes: British Shorthair and Persian, for example, have a more rounded back.