Сlassification of races according to FIFe

1. Abyssinia

This cat very popular because of his personality, and his physical appearance was developed, apparently in Egypt. However, he became more famous in England after a military expedition to the land of Abyssinia. Later, it was exported to the United States, and the FIFe recognizes today in its four traditional colors: Fawn, Blue, Sorrel, and Ruddy.

Arguably the Abyssinian is an eternal puppy because of her immaturity as it is a wicked law. He loves to play and not let any object or area of the house unexplored. He is very active and requires our full attention to prevent vandalize things at home.

2. Balines

Derived from the Siamese and originated in the United States in 1940. His name is because the first breeders sought a word with reference oriental because of its predecessor. It’s an owner to a single very loyal cat (and even indifferent to the other members of the family) is well muscled, slender limbs, and soft melodious voice.

The Balinese is a quiet animal, aristocratic style, it gets along well with children and has darker fine and silky coat on the face and tail. The colors are varied, including lilac, white, chocolate, cream, blue, and seal.

3. Cornish Rex

Another group IV cats that relate to England in this case because he was born southwest of the island, in the county of Cornwall. The first documented specimen dates from 1950 after the crossing of two British Shorthair. It is elegant, slender appearance is covered with wavy hair and is of medium size.

4. Devon Rex

Short coat with soft curls, has its origin in the British county of Devon in 1960. It has ears large, small head, oval eyes, and soft meow. It is a very loving animal and always kept in position alert or awake.

5. Don Sphynx

It is one of the breeds of cats Group IV that has no hair. Originating in Russia, more precisely in the city of Rostov – on – Don (hence part of the name), is not related to the Sphynx, as their baldness is caused by a different gene. It is also called Donskoy and is a medium-sized animal, big ears, almond eyes, and webbed feet.

6. German Rex

It emerged in Germany and is very friendly. Soon he takes fond of his owner and is not separated from him. The first Rex was born to a village near the current Kaliningrad in Russia in the early 30s. There, he divided his genes for more than ten years. So in 1951, a cat in black was seen with curly hair near Berlin, and from there was used as the ancestor for the other German Rex.

It is a medium-sized cat, round head, well-developed cheeks, big ears, and eye color as the mantle. Also the coat is silky, curly and all tones. It is a brilliant, gentle, and loving animal that loves to play and do stunts.

7. Siamese

It is one of the most popular breeds of cats Group IV. There are two varieties: modern or traditional. The first comes from current Thailand but was developed from 1880 in England, and a decade later in the United States. The second also has origins in ancient Siam but remained in the region as a mascot of kings.

The modern is the more streamlined and muscular body. The head is triangular, has the thin snout and almond-shaped and slanted eyes. Also, the traditional, however, has more “rounded” shape and mostly eyes blue.

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