Japanese Bobtail Cat Behavior,Personality,feeding.
Japanese Bobtail is quite an ancient cat breed. It has been in existence
for centuries. These cats were imported into Japan from southeast
Asia over 1000 years ago. After World War II American residents in
Japan came across the Bobtailed cats as pets in Japanese households
and thereafter American breeders began to develop Japanese Bobtail
as a pedigree breed. The first pair of Bobtails credited as part of
a formal breeding programme was imported in 1968. In 1971, the Japanese
Bobtail was given provisional status in The Cat Fanciers' Association
(CFA) and was accepted for championship competition in 1976. The Japanese
Bobtail was accepted by CFA for championship in 1993.
The Japanese Bobtail Cat has a coat that is either short or long that
is silky and soft with no undercoat. The eyes are large and oval and
color usually reflects the color of the coat. The head is long and
chiseled with high cheekbones and a long nose. The muzzle is broad
and rounded with a full chin. The ears are large. set wide. and upright.
The torso is long and muscular with slender legs. The tail is unique
to each cat and may be have curves. kinks or angles. The female Japanese
Bobtails are medium in size and the males a little larger.
The Japanese Bobtails have either shorthaired or longhaired coats.
These cats are very affectionate and may love to ride on the shoulders
of their owner. The Japanese Bobtails are very active enjoying fetch.
carrying things in mouth. and pouncing. The need plenty of attention
and usually talk back when spoken to with a soft voice that is capable
of lots of tones. They adjust well with other cats. dogs. children.
traveling. and strange places. The Japanese Bobtails average litter
size is three to four kittens. These kittens are rather large and
being active and walking early. These kittens are born with tails.
but not full tails.