Foreign type and Oriental type in the cat fancy (infographic)

Chocolate Siamese is an Oriental type
Foreign type and Oriental type in the cat fancy.
Foreign and Oriental types

Photos: top left and bottom right: copyright Helmi Flick. The other two are in the public domain as assessed.

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Picture of a Vampire Cat

Vampire Cat

Oriental Shorthair The Oriental Shorter is a cat which is very much predisposed to looking like a vampire although there has to be extreme breeding to create those large, bat-like ears which in the over-bred Oriental Shorthair tend to stick out sideways looking as if they are bat wings. You add to that the …

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Infographic about the Oriental Shorthair

Infographic about the Oriental Shorthair

An infographic about the Oriental Shorthair (shortened to the ‘OSH’). When I think about the Oriental Shorthair I think of an elegant, slender cat with a long face, which is a member of the Siamese cat ‘family’ (a big family 😎). The Oriental Shorthair is basically a contemporary Siamese cat (c.f. the Applehead Siamese) …

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Oriental Shorthair with puppy ears

Picture of an Oriental Shorthair with puppy ears

This is a picture and video of an Oriental Shorthair cat with floppy, puppy ears. The cat looks as if he might be a cross between an Oriental Shorthair and a Scottish Fold but I am pretty sure that he is not. That said, this Oriental Shorthair has puppy-like ears because they flop over, …

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Oriental Shorthair shows his webbed feet and claws

Black Oriental Shorthair bred in Russia wants to get down as his breeder holds him for a video

  Уже стерилизована, ищет дом Posted by Маша Иванова on Monday, March 29, 2021 Note: videos on this site are typically made by people other than me and held on YouTube servers or the servers of other businesses (not the server storing this website). Sometimes the videos are deleted at source which stops them …

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