Monday, December 27, 2010


Although the exact origin of the Abyssinian is unknown, is believed to breed comes from Ethiopia. This cat is probably one of the direct descendants of the sacred cat of Egypt.
It is one of the oldest breeds of domestic cat. The long-haired variety is called Abyssinian Cat Somali.
This race features a stylized figure. The Abyssinian's body is agile and muscular due to the intense activity that characterizes him. Her limbs are long and thin while its tail, heavy coat, it will refine as we approach the end.
It has a fine head with a firm chin. His ears, large and separate, they are not too sharp but rounded. The eyes are almond shaped and there may be units with green eyes, yellow or brown. Character The Abyssinian cat is gentle and loving and has a tireless energy and also has a predilection for the weakest of the house. Very agile and great intelligence, poorly adapted to a life without freedom. Hates loneliness, love and affection and is very curious touches. Care As a cat active feeding should provide all the necessary energy. As has short hair, simply brush it one day a week for the beautiful mottled coat shiny and smooth look.

Gato absinio
absinio cat breed

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Siamese cats

Siamese cats often have an important role in the funerals of Thai kings in previous centuries. They were placed inside the tomb and when they went through a hole (made for this purpose), it was said that the monarch's soul entered the cat. Then he took the cat to the coronation of new king, in order that the former king could witness the possession of his successor.
Physical Traits
The Siamese is a medium size. Its body is long and slender. The legs are long and slender, while the rears are slightly higher than the front. The tail is long and tapering towards the tip.
The head is long and well proportioned. Cat with erect ears, large and broad at the base. The eyes are almond shaped, slanted, widely spaced and always blue, a very intense color.
The Siamese cat hair is short, shiny and smooth texture. Character is a very sensitive cat and also quite nervous. It has a great personality in addition to possessing an inexhaustible humor is quite jealous and demanding. His meow is characteristic of this breed, as it is very hoarse. Care This breed is prone to mental disorders if the cat is not treated properly. Brushing in this race depends on the characteristics of the cat: if of  short coat does not require excessive care. With a weekly brushing will be more than enough. Instead, a cat with long fur requires a thorough brushing every 2 or 3 days. The cat is a carnivore diet, and should be composed of a high percentage of protein. But beware of the status of your feeder, do not feel comfortable, if he dismisses any unusual odor or smell. PHOTOS Siamese cats

Siamese cat

Wednesday, October 27, 2010


They are now recognized as more than 100 varieties of Persian cats. As the feline race most likely have as to coloration of the mantle we mean.
To qualify as a variety of colors we can do it in four groups. These groups are determined by how colors are distributed in the mantle and by which genes are involved.  
First group: In this first group we find all the cats that have hair monochrome. That is the tip to the root hair is the same color. These colors may be solid or diluted. The cat may have more than one color while the hairs are still monochrome. 
Second group: The common feature of all cats found in this group is that they have the suppressor gene (gene I). This gene I provides cats with depigmented hair part. 
Third Group: As in the previous group characteristic of this group is the possession of a gene, in this case Himalayan gene (gene C). This gene C provides cats with a stronger color density in the extremities, nose, ears and tail. This gene comes from the Siamese cats.
Fourth group: This group consists of the cats that have the agouti gene (gene A), the gene makes visible the marks A feral cat. This gene can also be combined with cats belonging to the three previous groups.

Friday, September 17, 2010


The Persian cat falls Turkish Angora cat, and its origin is geographically situated in the area of ancient Persia (now Iran) and Ankara in Turkey. Hence its name.
The current Persian cats emerged in England in the nineteenth century, the product of cross between purebred Persian cat (from Persia), which was introduced into Europe through Italy and the white Turkish Angora. In this way we obtained a silky hair colors multiplied mantle. The Persian has evolved more plump and less slender and with larger eyes, more like a native of Iran.
As we know it today is an artificially created race, the result of a careful selection from the nineteenth century. It was in this century, when copies begin to export to England and France, where it caught on and from which spread to the United States.
Physical Characteristics
The Persian cat has a compact, rounded and muscular, with a sturdy bone structure. The legs are short and thick. The length of a Persian cat is usually between 40 to 50 cm plus tail 25-30 cm and 30 cm in height.
It has a thick coat, heavy, long and silky, with a well populated tail hair and slightly rounded in the end.
His head is big, wide and round, protruding cheeks, short nose, small ears, rounded, widely separated from each other and with tufts of long hair and big eyes, round and wide.
The variety of colors Persian race is huge. The color in one color must be matched, intense and without tones, like black, white, purple, red, cream ... can also have combinations of colors, as is the case of bicolor or harlequin. Character Persian Cat The Persian cat is a cat sweet, very quiet and peaceful temperament. In fact some people called the "tiger couch" because of its peaceful nature. It has a great need for affection and requires frequent displays of affection by their masters. It is very sleepy. And loves to throw compliments on her beauty. Great observer and not very expressive. Completely lacks the hunting instinct, which is surprising in a cat.

Gato persa
Persian Breed