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Flashcards in Cat Breeds Deck (22):
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Short haired
Medium sized
Ticked coat
Possible colors - ruddy, red, blue, and cream

Abyssinian

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Short haired
Round head and eyes
Many colors common - sable, champagne, blue, platinum

Burmese

3

Short hair
Crossed with Siamese to reach new color points
Head and body identical to Siamese
Possible colors - red point, cream point, lynx point, and tortie point

Color Point Shorthair

4

Short hair
Not purebred (mixed ancestry)
Can produce kittens of same features ( coat, size, temper)

Domestic Shorthair

5

Short hair
Active
Spotted tabby pattern (like wild cat)
Fastest domestic cat
Possible colors - bronze, silver, and black smoke

Egyptian Mau

6

Short hair
Cross of Persian and Short haired breeds
Found in same variety of colors and patterns as Persians

Exotic Shorthair

7

Short hair
Vary rare
Large forward-tilted ears
Oval green eyes
Chocolate brown coat

Havana Brown

8

Short hair
Long legs and body
Brilliant green eyes
Silvery blue

Russian Blue

9

Short hair
Ears 'fold' forward
Large round eyes
Round face and body
Any color

Scottish Fold

10

One of the oldest cats
Distinctive facial shape
Blue eyes
Colored points and height colored body

Siamese

11

Long or Short hair
Medium sized
Ears 'curl' back
Any color or pattern

American Curl

12

Long or Short hair
Stocky body
Lack of long tail
Possibly completely tailless
All colors and patterns

Manx

13

Long hair
Siamese descent
Blue eyes
Solid paint colors - blue, iliac, chocolate, lynx, red, cream, tortois

Balinese

14

Long hair
Pointed with white paws
Blue eyes
Body eggshell or golden color

Birman

15

Long hair
Heavier body and dense over coat
Daily grooming and house cleaning
Any color

Domestic Longhair

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Long hair
Large bodied
Ears well tufted
Large well tufted paws for snow
Tail as long as torso
Wide range of colors and patterns

Maine Coon

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Exotic body type
Small ears
Large round face
Long fluffy hair
Any color pattern

Persian

18

Identical to Persian
Blue eyes
Fur of body white / cream
Points are many colors - seal, blue, iliac, cream, chocolate, red

Persian Himalayan

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Long hair Abyssinian
Bushy tail
Possible colors - blue, fawn, red, ruddy

Somali

20

Short hair
Soft, wavy, curly
Bat - like ears
Round eyes
Many colors and patterns

Corish Rex

21

Short curly hair
Large pointed ears
Because of genetic mutation
Elfin look
Wide variety of colors and patterns

Devon Rex

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Long hair
Curly coat
Round, stocky body
Curling is strongest on the flank, tummy and neck
Back is least curly
Wide variety of patterns

Selkirk Rex