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- Bengal cat
- Scottish fold
- British Shorthair
- Russian blue
- Maine coon
2023 Author: Alex Livingston | [email protected]. Last modified: 2023-11-26 11:39
The world of cats is really complex and difficult to understand in its entirety. There are felines of all kinds, today we focus on fine breeds of cats and let's try to understand what makes them so valuable.
Sought after all over the world and paid by the weight of gold, these are the cats with the rarest characteristics of all. It is precisely this aspect that causes prices to soar, even if we are not playing on the stock market.
It is 1973 when Dr. Centerwall tries to make it immune from feline leukemia domestic cats, crossing them with an Asian leopard feline. Here is one of the most fascinating results.
It can even cost you 2,500 eurosAmong the precious cat breeds, it is considered domestic only after the third generation, before continuing to preserve wild behavior.
Its appearance makes it rightfully among the strange breeds of cats. The first example dates back to April 7, 1986, thanks to Judee Frank who crossed a male serval with a Siamese cat. It is a large cat: it can be almost a meter long and weigh up to fifteen kilos.
Moreover, it needs large spaces, since when stationary it can jump up to two meters in height. AND a real rarity, due to the fact that the male savannah is sterile until the fifth generation. This raises the costs of a single specimen even up to 20 thousand euros.
The Scottish Fold, the name suggests, is a native of Scotland. The soft and delicate coat it requires frequent care and is usually gray or black. The peculiarity of this breed is the tips of the folded ears.
Has a sociable temperament, playful and very affectionate. Ideal for apartment life, in adulthood it is often recommended for children. As for its price, it ranges from 200 to one thousand euros.
The British shorthair, on the other hand, is descended from felines imported to Britain by the Romans, then crossed with native wild cats. For centuries this specimen has lived in the wild, or at least was not recognized and bred until the nineteenth century.
It is the most common breed in the registers of Governing Council of the Cat Fancy of the United Kingdom since 2001, when it overtook Persian. It is on sale at a price ranging from 400 to 900 euros.
Among the prestigious cat breeds there is the aforementioned Persian. Originally from Asia Minor, the first specimens arrived in Europe in 1626 from Pietro Della Valle. It is highly appreciated in the Victorian era: some historians recall that Queen Victoria owned very rare blue specimens.
Among the cats that remain small, the domestic feline par excellence and is highly sought after. For him too, the price is around one thousand euros.
The origin of this feline with a truly fascinating name seems to be shrouded in mystery. The first sightings place it in the north-west of Russia, as is easily understood.
He has a blue coat with numerous shades of gray. According to some, the expression on her mouth recalls the smile of the Mona Lisa. It is an affectionate and sociable feline, the price per specimen starts from around one thousand euros.
The maine coon originates from North America and is among the oldest natural breeds, so much so that it is generally considered a native of the state of Maine, of which it is the official cat.
Its name derives from the state of New England in which it was sighted, and from Raccoon (raccoon in English), due to its tail very similar to that of a raccoon. The price ranges from 700 to one thousand euros each.
The Siamese landed in Europe for the first time in 1871 at the English Cat Show. In 1880 the king of Siam gave two couples of Siamese to Owen Gould, the English consul in Bangkok, who showed them in London.
Originally from Thailand, the Siamese cat falls into the category of aristocratic cats. It is ideal for allergy sufferers: it produces a minimal amount of Fel D1 protein and sheds little hair. Its price ranges between 200 and 700 euros.
The Isle of Man cat, also known as manx or kayt manninagh, is characterized by a natural mutation of the spinal column. In fact, it may happen that it has a smaller tail than the standard ones (in some cases, it is not even present).
Another typical feature is the structure of the paws: the posterior ones are longer than the anterior ones. It is generally sold for 300 euros, while the very rare variant with the white coat is valued at around three thousand euros.
Since ancient times almost hairless cats they appeared in various parts of the world as a spontaneous mutation. This breed, however, was born around the seventies in Canada.
It has the very delicate skin and cannot adequately shelter from the cold, which is why she loves living in warm and welcoming apartments. Its economic value can reach up to 1800 euros.
Let's talk about cats and children and above all we talk about the domestic partnership between felines and our children. If you are a parent and have always wanted to get a cat, you will know what we are talking about. The belief that coexistence between cats and children can be difficult is very hard to fight, especially since our four-legged friends have the reputation of being little animals.
Let's talk about cats with a difficult temper and in particular, we are talking about the breeds of felines that have feelings more similar to those of us humans. We know very well by now, felines are among the most mysterious and fascinating animals in the world.
We all know, i cats they are not great lovers of water . What we don't know, however, is that not all races want to stay away from water. We have already addressed the question of why cats are afraid of water. Today, however, we want to tell you which are the cat breeds that not only do not hate it, but even love it.
We can say that there are aloof and indifferent breeds of cats or is it just a misconception? The topic is broad and debated, the result of a misconception that many have about the splendid domestic cats. Many will tell you that cats are less affectionate and sociable than dogs, for example.
THE cats i am nap black belt, but some Stingray they are definitely more sleepyhead of the others. They can sleep in any place and position, sometimes taking funny and hilarious poses that make us laugh out loud. There are those who have even tried to calculate how much time elapses between one nap and the next and on average we get to 16 hours a day .