Sweden’s cat lovers like the Ragdoll and Maine Coon

Raggie and MC are the two most popular cat breeds in Sweden

Statista tell us that the favourite cat breeds of Sweden are the Ragdoll, Maine Coon and Siberian in that order for the top three. The selection is very similar to that which you’ll find in the US and other Western countries except for the Siberian, which originates in Russia. Raggies have to be pliable …

Read more

Picture of a Neva Masquerade plus some information about this cat

Siberian (Nevsky Masquerade) boy: 'Feofan Nevskiy Modern'

This is a nice picture of a Neva Masquerade. I believe that the cat was bred in Russia. Either that, or one of the Russian satellite countries. The photographer is LETO PHOTOGRAFIA. I am unsure but I think she is Russian and living in Russia. Please correct me if I am wrong. All I …

Read more

Margaret Atwood is adopting Siberian kittens as she is mildly allergic to cats

Author Margaret Atwood in Tallinn, Estonia

Margaret Atwood’s last two cats before a long intermission in cat ownership were Blackie who was a very big part of her family’s life including the life of her daughter and then Fluffy (who followed shortly after the death of Blackie (reports the Mail Online). Blackie developed kidney disease and was euthanised, as I …

Read more

Are Siberian cats hypoallergenic?

Neva Masquarade

A diploma thesis: “Do hypoallergenic cats exist? – Secretion of Fel d1 in Neva Masquarade vs domestic cat breeds” by Julia Margareta Gertraud Satorina, concludes that the Neva Masquarade is hypoallergenic but that further research is required. The Neva Masquarade is a pointed Siberian cat, the result of crossbreeding between Siamese and Siberians in …

Read more

Mila a tortie-and-white Siberian cat

Mila - Siberian cat - photo copyright Helmi Flick

Helmi says: “Tammy Ardolf brought us “Mila” a stunning Siberian from Sue Case’s Cattery to photograph at our studio here at home. What an excellent poser!” These are thumbnail images. If you click on them you are taken to larger versions. The celebrated cat photographer has a studio at her home in Bedford, Texas. …

Read more

What is a patched tabby?

Torbie cat

People search Google for a response to the question: ‘What is a patched tabby?’. The answer is that a patched tabby is a two-toned tabby. Alternative names are, ‘tortoiseshell tabby’ or ‘torbie’ (a mix of the words ‘tortoiseshell’ and ‘tabby’). So a patched tabby is a torbie. Click on the link below if you’d …

Read more

follow it link and logo