A cat with dog habits and a “wild” appearance — approximately so briefly can be described a karaket.
It seems that this animal combines all the best that can be expected from a pet: light character, friendly disposition and absolute affection for the person. Let’s take a closer look at karaket – perhaps you were always looking for him!
Fact # 1: Karaket is not a breed yet Continue reading
There is an opinion that European cats originate from Egyptian cats, which, in due time, were brought by Roman legionaries first to Italy, and from there the cats spread throughout the empire.
In the 10th century, domestic cats were distributed throughout most of Europe and Asia, and were, like their ancestors, shorthair. Subsequently, when cats with long hair began to be taken out of eastern countries, animals with long hair began to appear among short-haired cats. Continue reading
What qualities are strongly associated with the Victorian era? Most likely, this is aristocracy and power. For many people, the British Shorthair cat has the same associations. And this is not surprising – because the breed was bred by English gentlemen and presented to the public in the seventies of the nineteenth century. British cats were obtained by crossing aboriginal cats with representatives of other breeds, among which were Persian cats. The British Shorthair cat had an expressive appearance, sociable character, excellent hunting qualities and good health. Continue reading