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Cat BreedsCat registrations 2006 By Cat Fancier’s  Assoc. (40 total breeds)1. Persian                         6. Abyssinia...
1             Persian    Most numerous registrations.    Long fluffy hair, stocky body with
2          Maine Coon    Originated in Maine. First mentioned in    literature in 1861. Long, shaggy coat.
3                  ExoticBred forPersiancharacteristicsexcept hasshort hair for
Siamese         4Blue eyes, light bodies, colored points
5 RagdollRagdolls are large, laid-back, semi longhaired cats with captivating blue eyes. Males weight 15 to 20 lbs.
6Abyssinian – one of the oldest known breeds.May trace back thousands of years but origin indispute. Popular short hair br...
7BirmanThe Birman cat is  believed to have  originated in  Burma, where it  was considered  sacred, the  companion cat of ...
Burma, officially the Union of Myanmar
8AmericanShorthairA mixture of manydifferent earlyAmerican cats. TheCat FanciersAssociation (CFA)chose to officiallyrecogn...
9                           OrientalOrientals represent adiverse group of catswith over 300 differentcolors and patterns.T...
10 SphynzIn 1966 adomestic catgave birth to ahairless kittenin Toronto,Canada. It wasdiscovered tobe a naturalmutation and...
12    British                        ShorthairPermanent smile because of prominent,round whisker pads. Developed fromgarde...
18        Scottish Fold     Ears folded forward and down
221981mutation –earscurledback –traces toone straycat.             American Curl
23             Manx No tail – genetic condition, heterozygous Mm, homozygous causes early embryonic death
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Chantilly/Tiffany – new breed developedfrom two chocolate colored cats of unknownancestry
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  1. 1. Cat Breeds
  2. 2. Cat BreedsCat registrations 2006 By Cat Fancier’s Assoc. (40 total breeds)1. Persian 6. Abyssinian2. Maine Coon 7. Birman3. Exotic 8. American Shorthair Developed from Persians but have short fur4. Siamese 9. Oriental5. Ragdoll 10. Sphynx
  3. 3. 1 Persian Most numerous registrations. Long fluffy hair, stocky body with
  4. 4. 2 Maine Coon Originated in Maine. First mentioned in literature in 1861. Long, shaggy coat.
  5. 5. 3 ExoticBred forPersiancharacteristicsexcept hasshort hair for
  6. 6. Siamese 4Blue eyes, light bodies, colored points
  7. 7. 5 RagdollRagdolls are large, laid-back, semi longhaired cats with captivating blue eyes. Males weight 15 to 20 lbs.
  8. 8. 6Abyssinian – one of the oldest known breeds.May trace back thousands of years but origin indispute. Popular short hair breed.
  9. 9. 7BirmanThe Birman cat is believed to have originated in Burma, where it was considered sacred, the companion cat of the Kittah priests
  10. 10. Burma, officially the Union of Myanmar
  11. 11. 8AmericanShorthairA mixture of manydifferent earlyAmerican cats. TheCat FanciersAssociation (CFA)chose to officiallyrecognize this lovely
  12. 12. 9 OrientalOrientals represent adiverse group of catswith over 300 differentcolors and patterns.Their foundation is fromthe Siamese breed.
  13. 13. 10 SphynzIn 1966 adomestic catgave birth to ahairless kittenin Toronto,Canada. It wasdiscovered tobe a naturalmutation andthe Sphynxcat, as weknow it today,
  14. 14. 12 British ShorthairPermanent smile because of prominent,round whisker pads. Developed fromgarden cat in England. First English cat toshow with pedigree at English cat shows.
  15. 15. 18 Scottish Fold Ears folded forward and down
  16. 16. 221981mutation –earscurledback –traces toone straycat. American Curl
  17. 17. 23 Manx No tail – genetic condition, heterozygous Mm, homozygous causes early embryonic death
  18. 18. Munchin
  19. 19. Chantilly/Tiffany – new breed developedfrom two chocolate colored cats of unknownancestry
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