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Tabby Cat Personality and Behavior

What is a Tabby?   First, let’s clarify what a tabby isn’t. This is not a breed of cat, it is a coat pattern. Due to a resemblance to a distant cousin of Felis domesticus, they’re often known as “tiger cats”, though they tend to be of much more gentle temperament. Due to dominant genes […]

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  • February 17, 2018

The Siberian Cat Breed And Personality

Privyet! Let me introduce you to the fluffy warrior that is the Siberian Cat! With such a friendly and loyal companion, exile to Siberia doesn’t seem so bad. They are big and fuzzy and friendly. One might be ready to be part of your family. History of the Breed The origins of the Siberian cat […]

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  • February 17, 2018

Flat faced cat breeds

What is so appealing about flat faced cats? Maybe it’s that squishy pug nose. Maybe it’s the shoe button eyes. Maybe it’s that flat faced kitties look so much like cuddly stuffed toys. Do keep this in mind: Even if Kitty looks like a soft and huggable plush toy, she is a living being. She […]

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  • December 31, 2017

Grey Cat Breeds

What is it we love about grey cats? The answer might be in the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Cats, based on the poems by T. S. Eliot. The first cat to sing in the musical is Munkustrap, a silver tabby who guides and protects the younger cats while keeping the mischievous Rum Tum Tugger in line. There’s also the venerable Old […]

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  • December 30, 2017