The California Spangled Cat

The California Spangled Cat was the result of a 10 year breeding program which was started in 1971 by a Hollywood scriptwriter and a leading cat geneticist. The program took in Siamese, Angoras, Manx, and a number of non-pedigree domestic cats along the way. It’s aim was to produce a spotted cat which had all […]

The Birman (The Sacred Cat Of Burma)

The Birman Cat originated in Burma, where legend says that they were the guardians of the Temple of Lao Tsun. It’s said that Birman’s were once solid white cats with yellow eyes. The head priest of the temple was named Mun-Ha and his companion was a cat named Sinh. The legend says that the temple […]

The Ragdoll

The Ragdoll was first bred in the 1960’s by Ann Baker. The name Ragdoll came from the first members of the breeds tendency to go limp, like a rag doll, when being picked up. The blue eyed Ragdolls are large, heavily boned, and muscular cats that take about three years to reach their full size. […]

The Devon Rex

The Devon Rex was first seen in 1959 in Devonshire England. Their very exotic elf like features have earned them the name pixie or alien cat. They’re thin medium sized cats, with round eyes and large ears that are set low on their small egg shaped head, but what they’re most prized for is their […]

The Exotic Shorthair

The Exotic Shorthair is sometimes called the lazy person’s Persian, as they have the look and personality of a Persian without the hard to handle coat. The Exotic Shorthair came about in the 1950’s when breeders of American Shorthairs secretly bred them with Persians. These hybrid American Shorthairs angered many ASH Breeders who pushed for […]

The American Shorthair

The American Shorthair was originally brought to America on the Mayflower. They were called working cats back then and they had the important job of protecting the food supplies on board the ship by killing mice and rats. Once they reached the new world their loving personalities and mice catching abilities made them very popular […]

The Cornish Rex

The Cornish Rex was first seen in a litter of barn cats in Cornwall England in the 1950’s. The Cornish Rex is a very exotic cat, in fact if you rated just how exotic on a scale from 1 to 10, they would be off the scale. They share many similarities to the Sphynx cat, […]

The Domestic Shorthair

We talk a lot about different breeds of cats, but today we want to talk about the most popular type of cat, the Domestic Shorthair. A Domestic Shorthair is a shorthaired cat which does not have a pedigree or belong to a recognized cat breed and is often confused with the American Shorthair, which is […]