Selective Cat Breeding

Cats are ideal pets now with one flaw but what about the future?

Domestic cats are already adapting to modern human living but what about the long term future, the 22nd and 23rd…

5 months ago

Domestic cats that look like lions

Precise selective breeding of Maine Coon cats over many years creates an individual cat that looks like a lion. The…

7 months ago

What is a dilute coat color in cats?

The term 'dilute' refers to the weakening of the colours of a cat's coat as if watered down. The colours…

8 months ago

Selective breeding and smaller cats would help to resolve the problem of hip dysplasia in large cat breeds

The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences has done a study into hereditary hip dysplasia in Maine Coon cats. They concluded…

11 months ago

Picture of Thanos Cat

This is a picture of Thanos Cat. Thanos is a fictional supervillain from Marvel Comics who has fabulous powers but…

1 year ago

Cat personality linked to coat colour?

Can a cat's personality be linked to their coat colour and type? The answer is yes, although I had always…

1 year ago

1930s Persian cat compared with 2000 variant (picture)

The difference that 80 or more years of selective breeding makes to the Persian cat can be seen in the…

2 years ago

Mass spaying and neutering might leave us with less nice cats

"..the widespread adoption of early neutering by the most responsible cat owners risks pushing the domestic cat genetics back gradually…

4 years ago

Vintage Maine Coon and Persian Cat Pictures

Can you tell the difference between the Maine Coons and Persians in these vintage pictures in the slide show above?…

7 years ago

Large Eyes of Pedigree Purebred Cats

Pedigree, purebred cats have inordinately large eyes. Not all the breeds have the same overly large eyes, but even breeds,…

7 years ago