American Bobtail Cat Behavior/Personality/feeding

History:
American Bobtail cat breed is the descendant of naturally occurring bobtail cats found in the wild. The American Bobtail originated in late 1960s. The original Bobtail bloodline came from a mating between a short-tailed brown tabby male and a seal point Siamese female. Birman, Himalayan and a Himalayan/Siamese cross were then added to the bloodline by the breeders. American Bobtail was accepted for championship status by TICA in 2002 and as Provisional in CFA.

Color:
The American Bobtail can come in any color or color combination. The colors or patterns that enhance its wild look are preferred. These body patterns are desirable in smokes and lynx points. These cats may also have buttons or lockets.
Personality: Contrary to its rugged appearance, the American Bobtail is not a wild cat. American Bobtails are playful, energetic, friendly, and intelligent cats. They are very people-oriented and demand human attention.

Description:
The American Bobtail can be shorthair or longhair. The shorthair American Bobtail has a coat that is semi-dense and medium in length. It has a double coat and is non-matting. The longhair American Bobtail has a coat that is slight shaggy and medium to long in length. It has a double coat and is resilient. The eyes are deep set. large and almond-shaped. The eyes can be any of the eye colors but mainly yellow. green. gold and copper. blue in bi-color/van or odd-eyed in white. The American Bobtails ears are medium in size with a wide base and rounded tips. The head is broad and in proportion to the body without flat planes. The brow is distinct with a rounded forehead to eye ridge. The nose is wide. The muzzle is well defined and broad with a strong chin. The neck may appear short because of the musculature. The body is long with a full broad chest. The hips are wide and slightly higher with defined shoulder blades. The legs are of good length and in proportion to the body. The tail is usually half the length of the average cat.


American Bobtail Cat
American Bobtail Cat
 

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