By Christian John De Leon
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LIONS
TIGERS
LEOPARDS
CHEETAH
JAGUAR
LYNX
OCELOTS
PUMAS
BOBCA...
SELECTION

LIONS

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 The Lion lives in Africa.
The male lion is larger
than the female. Only the
male has a mane of long
...
SELECTION

TIGERS
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 Tigers live in jungle
swamps or tall grasses of
Asia. One kind lives in
Siberia. Tigers are stronge...
SELECTION

LEOPARDS
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 Leopards live in the forests
of Asia and Africa. They are
very fast runners, good tree
climbers, ...
SELECTION

CHEETAH
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 The Cheetah is also
called the hunting
leopard. It is so easy to
tame that hunters can
train it to...
SELECTION

JAGUAR
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 The Jaguar is found in
the wilds of Mexico and
South America. In many
ways, The Jaguar looks
like a...
SELECTION

LYNX
The Lynx has a
thick coat of fur.
Snowshoe Rabbits
are it's favorite
food. But when it is
hungry it will ...
SELECTION

OCELOTS
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 Ocelots live in the forests
of North and South
America. Ocelots have
dark markings on their
heads,...
SELECTION

PUMAS
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 Pumas are found in South
America and North
America. Pumas are also
called mountain lions,
cougars, a...
SELECTION

BOBCATS
  Bobcats are found in North
America. They are shy
animals and are not seen
often. The color of the f...
SELECTION

MARGAY
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 The Margay is a spotted cat
native to the Americas.
Named after Prince
Maximilian of WiedNeuwied, i...
SELECTION

JAGUARUNDI
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 The jaguarundi (Puma
yagouaroundi syn. Herpailurus
yagouaroundi), also called eyra
cat, is a sma...
SELECTION

CARACAL
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 The caracal, also known as
the desert lynx, is a wild cat
that is widely distributed
across Africa,...
SELECTION

KODKOD
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 The kodkod, also called
guiña, is the smallest cat in
the Americas and also has the
smallest distrib...
SELECTION

Aegean
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 The Aegean Cat
originates from the
Cycladic Islands in the
Aegean Sea, where
they occur naturally.
SELECTION

Abyssinian
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 The Abyssinian is a natural
breed of domesticated cat
believed to originate from
one Egyptian fe...
SELECTION

Applehead siamese
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 Appleheads came about after
years of selective breeding
during which Siamese
breeders str...
SELECTION

American Keuda


 The American Keuda has
some pronounced similarities
with the Egyptian Mau
breed, including ...
SELECTION

American Longhair
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 The American Longhair /
Maine Coon is a large-sized
cat. Its coat is can come in a
differ...
SELECTION

American shorthair
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 The breed is believed to be
descended from English cats
(the forebears of today's
Britis...
SELECTION

American wirehair

 The first wirehair cat
appeared as a random cat
mutation among a litter of
six born to tw...
SELECTION

American bobtail

 According to legend,
bobtails are the result of a
crossbreeding between a
domestic tabby c...
SELECTION

American curl

 The breed originated in
Lakewood, California as
the result of a spontaneous
mutation. In June...
SELECTION

Bicolor Cat
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 A bicolor cat has white
fur combined with fur of
some other colour, for
example black or tabby.
SELECTION

Bombay
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 The American breed called
Bombay was created in
1958 in
Louisville, Kentucky, when
Nikki Horner of ...
SELECTION

British semi-long hair
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 The British Semilonghair cat is a mediumlength-hair version of
the British Shorthai...
SELECTION

Colorpoint shorthair
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 Colorpoint Shorthair is
the name the Cat Fanciers
Association (CFA), a
United States b...
SELECTION

Don sphynx
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is a breed of cat known for its lack of
a coat.
SELECTION

German Rex
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 It is a breed of domestic
cat. They are a medium
sized breed with slender
legs of a medium lengt...
SELECTION

Laperm
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 The first LaPerm was
born in 1982 and was a
spontaneous mutation in
an otherwise normal litter
of ki...
SELECTION

Dilute Calico
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 A dilute calico kitty
could be described as a
white cat that decided to
play around in
waterc...
SELECTION

Pantherette
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 is a hybrid breed of cat
that is still under
development. It is
intended to look similar
to a B...
SELECTION

Pixie bob

 is a breed of domestic
cat claimed by breed
founder Carol Ann
Brewer of Washington
state to be th...
SELECTION

Peter bald
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 Peterbalds have an elegantly slim graceful and muscular
build. They have a narrow and long head ...
SELECTION

Ragdoll
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 Ragdolls were first bred in the 1960’s by Ann Baker, a
Persian breeder in California. Some of the ...
SELECTION

Ragamuffin

 The Ragamuffin is one of
the newest breeds of
domestic cat. It was
created in 1994. The exact
de...
SELECTION

Maltese

 is a name that is often
given to any cat, whose
fur is either completely,
or primarily, gray or blu...
SELECTION

Somali
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 The breed appeared
spontaneously in the
1950s from Abyssinian
breeding programs when
a number of Ab...
SELECTION

Snowshoe
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is a rare breed of cat originating in the United
States of America in the 1960s. Snowshoes were
fi...
SELECTION

Sokoke
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 is a more recently
developed natural
breed of felid
hybrid domestic
cats, recognized by two
major ca...
SELECTION

Tonkinese
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 Tonkinese cats are a
recent cross between the
Siamese and Burmese cat
breeds, although some
asser...
SELECTION

Turkish Angora
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 Like all domestic
cats, Turkish Angoras
descended from the
African wildcat (Felis
silvestris...
SELECTION

Stone Cougar

 The Stone Cougar is a
jungle
cat hybrid developed by
Mandal Exotic Cats to
resemble the
Americ...
SELECTION

Scottish fold
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 The original Scottish Fold
was a long-haired whitehaired barn cat named
Susie, who was found ...
SELECTION

Ocicat
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 is a new and still-rare
breed of cat which has
spots resembling a 'wild'
cat and the temperament
of ...
SELECTION

Ojos Azules
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 The first cat discovered
was a tortoiseshell
named Cornflower, who
was found in 1984. She
was b...
SELECTION

Norwegian Forest Cat

 The breed is very
old, and occurred as a
natural adaptation to the
cold climate of the...
SELECTION

Havana Brown
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The Havana
Brown, also known
as the Swiss
Mountain cat, is a
breed of cat well
known and shown
...
SELECTION

Jungle Bob
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is a hybrid cat which is a cross between a
pixie bob and a jungle cat.
SELECTION

Maine Coon
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 In the 17th and 18th
centuries, domestic cats
brought over from
Europe faced very severe
winters...
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CATS

  1. 1. By Christian John De Leon
  2. 2. SELECTION                          LIONS TIGERS LEOPARDS CHEETAH JAGUAR LYNX OCELOTS PUMAS BOBCATS MARGAY JAGUARUNDI CARACAL KODKOD AEGEAN ABYSSINIAN APPLEHEAD SIAMESE AMERICAN KEUDA AMERICAN LONGHAIR AMERICAN SHORTHAIR AMERICAN WIREHAIR AMERICAN BOBTAIL AMERICAN CURL BICOLOR CAT BOMBAY BRITISH SEMI-LONGHAIR                          COLORPOINT SHORTHAIR DON SPHYNX GERMAN REX LAPERM DILUTE CALICO PANTHERETTE PIXIE BOB PETER BALD RAGDOLL RAGAMUFFIN MALTESE SOMALI SNOWSHOE SOKOKE TONKINESE TURKISH ANGORA STONE COUGAR SCOTTISH FOLD OCICAT OJOS AZULES NORWEGIAN FOREST CAT HAVANA BROWN JUNGLE BOB MAINE COON
  3. 3. SELECTION LIONS   The Lion lives in Africa. The male lion is larger than the female. Only the male has a mane of long hair. Lions have very strong jaws. They can kill a zebra or an antelope with one sharp bite. They are very fast and can jump long distances. Lions sleep as much as nineteen hours a day.
  4. 4. SELECTION TIGERS   Tigers live in jungle swamps or tall grasses of Asia. One kind lives in Siberia. Tigers are stronger and larger than lions. They are very smart and brave. They hunt for food at night. Only when a tiger is very hungry will it look for food when it is light. Tigers can swim and climb trees when they have to. They can also jump as high as fifteen feet.
  5. 5. SELECTION LEOPARDS   Leopards live in the forests of Asia and Africa. They are very fast runners, good tree climbers, and good jumpers. Leopards hunt at night. The mother leopard has from two to four cubs or kittens. She teaches them to hunt and to watch out for enemies. Leopards are full grown when they are three years old.
  6. 6. SELECTION CHEETAH   The Cheetah is also called the hunting leopard. It is so easy to tame that hunters can train it to catch animals for them. The Cheetah is tall with long legs. It can run as fast as seventy miles an hour for short distances. Cheetahs can jump as high as twenty feet.
  7. 7. SELECTION JAGUAR   The Jaguar is found in the wilds of Mexico and South America. In many ways, The Jaguar looks like a Leopard. It is light yellow with dark, circle like spots. Jaguars hunt wild animals on the ground. They also go into water to catch fish, turtles, and water snakes.
  8. 8. SELECTION LYNX The Lynx has a thick coat of fur. Snowshoe Rabbits are it's favorite food. But when it is hungry it will eat squirrels, mice, foxe s, and other small animals. 
  9. 9. SELECTION OCELOTS   Ocelots live in the forests of North and South America. Ocelots have dark markings on their heads, necks, and bodies. They look so much like small tigers that they have at times been called leopard or tiger cats. Ocelots eat rats, mice, snakes, lizards, and other small animals.
  10. 10. SELECTION PUMAS   Pumas are found in South America and North America. Pumas are also called mountain lions, cougars, and sometimes even panthers. The mother has two to four kittens who are born with dark spots over their fur.
  11. 11. SELECTION BOBCATS   Bobcats are found in North America. They are shy animals and are not seen often. The color of the fur of these wild cats differs in different parts of the country. Swamps, Forests, Deserts, a nd Mountains are home to the Bobcats. They are good hunters. Rabbits are their favorite food, but they can climb trees to get birds and other small animals.
  12. 12. SELECTION MARGAY   The Margay is a spotted cat native to the Americas. Named after Prince Maximilian of WiedNeuwied, it is a solitary and nocturnal animal that prefers remote sections of the rainforest.
  13. 13. SELECTION JAGUARUNDI   The jaguarundi (Puma yagouaroundi syn. Herpailurus yagouaroundi), also called eyra cat, is a small-sized wildcat native to Central and South America. In 2002, the IUCN classified the jaguarundi as 'Least Concern', although they considered it likely that no conservation units beyond the megareserves of the Amazon basin could sustain long-term viable populations.
  14. 14. SELECTION CARACAL   The caracal, also known as the desert lynx, is a wild cat that is widely distributed across Africa, central Asia and southwest Asia into India. In 2002 the IUCN listed the caracal as Least Concern as it is widespread and relatively common.
  15. 15. SELECTION KODKOD   The kodkod, also called guiña, is the smallest cat in the Americas and also has the smallest distribution, being found primarily in central and southern Chile and marginally in adjoining areas of Argentina
  16. 16. SELECTION Aegean   The Aegean Cat originates from the Cycladic Islands in the Aegean Sea, where they occur naturally.
  17. 17. SELECTION Abyssinian   The Abyssinian is a natural breed of domesticated cat believed to originate from one Egyptian female kitten called Zula that was taken from a port in Alexandria, Egypt, by a British soldier and brought to England.
  18. 18. SELECTION Applehead siamese   Appleheads came about after years of selective breeding during which Siamese breeders strove to produce a longer, thinner, more extreme-wedge look in their show cats.
  19. 19. SELECTION American Keuda   The American Keuda has some pronounced similarities with the Egyptian Mau breed, including body type, habits, and a belly flap, not seen in other breeds. Since the belly flap allows extra extension when running, and thus more speed, this would be a successful adaptation for any cat that needed speed
  20. 20. SELECTION American Longhair   The American Longhair / Maine Coon is a large-sized cat. Its coat is can come in a different variety of colours. Like the breed name suggests, they have long hairs.
  21. 21. SELECTION American shorthair   The breed is believed to be descended from English cats (the forebears of today's British Shorthairs) brought to North America by early European settlers to protect valuable cargo from mice and rats.
  22. 22. SELECTION American wirehair   The first wirehair cat appeared as a random cat mutation among a litter of six born to two barn cats. This single red and white male had odd wiry fur.
  23. 23. SELECTION American bobtail   According to legend, bobtails are the result of a crossbreeding between a domestic tabby cat and a bobcat. Yodie, a shorttailed brown tabby male, mated with a seal point Siamese colored (cat) female to create the Bobtail's original bloodline.
  24. 24. SELECTION American curl   The breed originated in Lakewood, California as the result of a spontaneous mutation. In June, 1981, two stray kittens were found and taken in by the Ruga family.
  25. 25. SELECTION Bicolor Cat   A bicolor cat has white fur combined with fur of some other colour, for example black or tabby.
  26. 26. SELECTION Bombay   The American breed called Bombay was created in 1958 in Louisville, Kentucky, when Nikki Horner of Shawnee Cattery deliberately bred an American Shorthair with a Burmese for the purpose of creating a domesticated cat that resembled a wild panther (also known as baby panther).
  27. 27. SELECTION British semi-long hair   The British Semilonghair cat is a mediumlength-hair version of the British Shorthair. Apart from fur, it is identical to the British Shorthair. The British Longhair is also known as the Lowlander in the United States and the Britannica in Europe, but is not recognized in the UK as a separate breed.
  28. 28. SELECTION Colorpoint shorthair   Colorpoint Shorthair is the name the Cat Fanciers Association (CFA), a United States breed association, uses to refer to pointed cats of Siamese ancestry and type in colors other than the four "traditional" Siamese colors
  29. 29. SELECTION Don sphynx  is a breed of cat known for its lack of a coat.
  30. 30. SELECTION German Rex   It is a breed of domestic cat. They are a medium sized breed with slender legs of a medium length. The head is round with well-developed cheeks and large, open ears.
  31. 31. SELECTION Laperm   The first LaPerm was born in 1982 and was a spontaneous mutation in an otherwise normal litter of kittens. Linda and Richard Koehl owned a cherry farm in The Dalles, Oregon, and had obtained some farm cats to keep the farm clear of mice.
  32. 32. SELECTION Dilute Calico   A dilute calico kitty could be described as a white cat that decided to play around in watercolor paints instead of in bright oil paints.
  33. 33. SELECTION Pantherette   is a hybrid breed of cat that is still under development. It is intended to look similar to a Black panther.
  34. 34. SELECTION Pixie bob   is a breed of domestic cat claimed by breed founder Carol Ann Brewer of Washington state to be the progeny of naturally occurring bobcat hybrids.
  35. 35. SELECTION Peter bald   Peterbalds have an elegantly slim graceful and muscular build. They have a narrow and long head with a straight profile, almond-shaped eyes, wedge-shaped muzzle, and big set-apart ears.
  36. 36. SELECTION Ragdoll   Ragdolls were first bred in the 1960’s by Ann Baker, a Persian breeder in California. Some of the original stock consisted of sturdy, free-roaming cats.
  37. 37. SELECTION Ragamuffin   The Ragamuffin is one of the newest breeds of domestic cat. It was created in 1994. The exact development of this breed is cloudy and will likely remain a mystery
  38. 38. SELECTION Maltese   is a name that is often given to any cat, whose fur is either completely, or primarily, gray or blue and is of indeterminate breed.
  39. 39. SELECTION Somali   The breed appeared spontaneously in the 1950s from Abyssinian breeding programs when a number of Abyssinian kittens were born with bottle-brush tails and long fluffy coats.
  40. 40. SELECTION Snowshoe  is a rare breed of cat originating in the United States of America in the 1960s. Snowshoes were first produced in Philadelphia when a Siamese breeder's cat gave birth to three kittens with white feet.
  41. 41. SELECTION Sokoke   is a more recently developed natural breed of felid hybrid domestic cats, recognized by two major cat pedigree registry organizations as a formal cat breed.
  42. 42. SELECTION Tonkinese   Tonkinese cats are a recent cross between the Siamese and Burmese cat breeds, although some assert that Tonkinese-like cats have existed since at least the early 1800s, and the founding cat of the Burmese breed was probably a mink hybridcolored cat named "Wong Mau.
  43. 43. SELECTION Turkish Angora   Like all domestic cats, Turkish Angoras descended from the African wildcat (Felis silvestris lybica). The mountainous regions of Eastern Anatolia isolated cats brought by traders from Egypt
  44. 44. SELECTION Stone Cougar   The Stone Cougar is a jungle cat hybrid developed by Mandal Exotic Cats to resemble the American cougar. In addition to the cougar-like color, the body is thick and low to the ground, the tail is thick and the ears are small.
  45. 45. SELECTION Scottish fold   The original Scottish Fold was a long-haired whitehaired barn cat named Susie, who was found at a farm near Coupar Angus in Perthshire, Scotland in 1961. Susie's ears had an unusual fold in their middle
  46. 46. SELECTION Ocicat   is a new and still-rare breed of cat which has spots resembling a 'wild' cat and the temperament of a domestic animal, named for its resemblance to the ocelot.
  47. 47. SELECTION Ojos Azules   The first cat discovered was a tortoiseshell named Cornflower, who was found in 1984. She was bred to males without the trait which proved to be dominant as all her kittens showed it.
  48. 48. SELECTION Norwegian Forest Cat   The breed is very old, and occurred as a natural adaptation to the cold climate of the region, but it was not regarded as anything other than a standard house-cat until the late 1930s
  49. 49. SELECTION Havana Brown  The Havana Brown, also known as the Swiss Mountain cat, is a breed of cat well known and shown in England in the 1890s.
  50. 50. SELECTION Jungle Bob  is a hybrid cat which is a cross between a pixie bob and a jungle cat.
  51. 51. SELECTION Maine Coon   In the 17th and 18th centuries, domestic cats brought over from Europe faced very severe winters in New England, where only the strongest and most adaptable cats survived.

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