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  History of American Shorthair Breed
The first cat to resemble him, the European, is believed to be derived from the European wildcat and the early Egyptian cat.1 The original color was therefore presumed to be the brown tabby in both the mackerel and classic patterns.
In the early tenth century, the Romans brought the European Shorthair into the British Isles, where he was received with admiration as the protector of the scarce British grain supply.
Heaney, that a "three-colored Shorthair female" (calico) accompanied her on the Mayflower and produced a litter of kittens soon after arriving at Plymouth Rock, so someone had a male aboard ship for this to happen.
www.alken-murray.com /ASH-history.html   (859 words)

 European Shorthair - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
European shorthair is a breed of shorthaired cat originating in Sweden.
Because it hasn't been bred in a regal meaning until very recently, many European Shorthairs don't have a pedigree and have not been certified as an European Shorthair.
Instead, many European shorthairs are called "bondkatt" (peasant cat) in Swedish, by the fact that many were bred on farms.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/European_Shorthair   (147 words)

 Europaen Shorthair Description
Unfortunately, the early Europeans were judged by the standard of the British Shorthair.
This was a great disadvantage since many typical Europeans failed due to some detail, often the eyecolour, not beeing in accordance with the British Shorthair standard.
In general the European Shorthair is a vivid, playfull and good-natured creature.
www.catsunited.com /html/europaen_shorthair_breed.html   (431 words)

 European shorthair cat
European shorthair cat has been developed from house cat by crossing the most beautiful individual cats.
European shorthair cat is today the natural European breed with ancestors only among European house cats.
European shorthair cats are characterized by considerable adaptability.
www.europeancats.com   (467 words)

 directopedia : Directory : Recreation : Pets : Cats
Purebreds are less than one percent of the total feline population; cats of mixed ancestry are referred to as domestic longhairs and domestic shorthairs or commonly as random-bred, moggies, mongrels, mutt-cats or alley cats.
In many other European countries, it is also forbidden under the terms of the European Convention for the Protection of Pet Animals, unless "a veterinarian considers [such] non-curative procedures necessary either for veterinary medical reasons or for the benefit of any particular animal".
Due to common crossbreeding in populated areas, many cats are simply identified as belonging to the homogeneous breeds of domestic longhair and domestic shorthair, depending on their type of fur.
www.directopedia.org /directory/Recreation-Pets/Cats.shtml   (7350 words)

 Cat Breed Descriptions
The European Shorthair is descended from Scandinavian domestic cats.
The Snowshoe is a cross between the American Shorthair and the Siamese, producing a sturdy, pointed cat with white markings on the face, chest and feet.
The Sokoke is a shorthair cat descended from feral cats found on a farm in Kenya.
www.travelswithtigger.com /fanciers/breed-desc.html   (3932 words)

 Cães & Cia On-Line - Your Favourite Pet - Cats - Brazilian Shorthair
In 1994, the cat was recognized as the Keltic Shorthair, a breed which comes from ancient European cats (known as European Shorthair in other cat entities), because they concluded both had similar characteristics.
The Brazilian Shorthair's coat does not stick up, rather it is tight to skin, according to the standard, a characteristic which is not mentioned in the standard of the Keltic.
The Brazilian Shorthair is a strong and medium sized cat: neither compact, with round and flat lines as the Persian, nor thin and elegant as the Orientals, such as the Siamese.
www.petbrazil.com.br /en/pets/cats/400.htm   (1040 words)

 Mammals » Cats » European Shorthair Main Page
Finally, the European Shorthair is a very adaptable cat and is able to easily adjust to a variety of new situations.
Finally, the European Shorthair is a highly intelligent individual; its intelligence manifests itself clearly in its inquisitive curious nature.
A relatively large cat, the European Shorthair it possesses a strong, muscular body of medium to large size, with a thick, short to medium length tail.
centralpets.com /animals/mammals/cats/cat321.html   (532 words)

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The British Shorthair is already mentioned in one of the first books giving a good overview about the different breeds which was issued in Britain in 1889 and the cats were shown in that famous show at Crystal Palace in 1871.
In the early days British Shorthair had not been separated from the European Shorthair cats, but British breeders made a lot of efforts during the fifties to develop a separated standard for the British.
But in all cat federations it is agreed that the head of a British should clearly differ from that of an Exotic, the nose is not permitted to show a stop and the coat of a British is firm to touch and must be shorter than that of an Exotic.
www.kkoe.net /en/navigation/breeds/british.htm   (617 words)

 The American Shorthair... More Than Just an Alley Cat
The American Shorthair is a large, generally healthy cat breed descended from the European Shorthair.
The American Shorthair, which was called the Domestic Shorthair until the nineteen sixties, is a pedigreed cat that meets a specific standard.
In addition, the American Shorthair is a bit larger than its ancestor, because of the many dangers the breed faced when it first arrived from Europe.
www.cat-lovers-only.com /american-shorthair.html   (591 words)

 European Shorthairs
Definition: The European Shorthair cat can be compared to the kind of domestic cat which has developed naturally, i.e.
The ideal European Shorthair is presumed to be free of any admixture of other breeds.
The breeding should be based on the fact that it is a robust and supple- cat which is not different, from the point of view of anatomy, from the European domestic cat.
www.acf.asn.au /Standards/European_shorthair.htm   (273 words)

 American Shorthair
This even-tempered European immigrant is an excellent hunter The American Shorthair's counterpart is the British Shorthair and the European Shorthair.
This breed was called Domestic Shorthair until the 1960s, when the breed was officially recognized as the American Shorthair in 1966.
An American Shorthair should be bathed three to seven days prior to a show.
www.furrycritter.com /resources/cats/American_Shorthair.htm   (257 words)

The European Shorthair is the Continental European equivalent to the British Shorthair in Great Britain and the American Shorthair in the United States.
The European Shorthair is derived from the common domestic cat (house cat or mixed breed cat) through selective breeding based on aesthetic criteria.
The European Shorthair is a hardy, active, dynamic, playful cat.
www.furrycritter.com /resources/cats/European.htm   (224 words)

 Cat Fanciers' Association: Breed Profile: European Burmese
The European Burmese and the Burmese we know in North America originated from the same source – Wong Mau, the first Burmese introduced to the western world by Dr. Thompson in 1930.
The European Burmese is an elegant but not a fragile cat.
The DM title is achieved by the dam (mother) having produced five CFA grand champion/ premier (alter) or DM offspring, or sire (father) having produced fifteen CFA grand champion/premier or DM offspring.
www.cfainc.org /breeds/profiles/eurbur.html   (528 words)

 British Shorthair at Animal Gifts Galore
The British Shorthair is a domesticated cat originally bred in the United Kingdom.
The most famous British Shorthair is perhaps the one who appears as the face of Whiskas cat food.
The British Shorthair may be any colour or pattern, but the 'blue' variant is common enough to have a name of its own: the 'British Blue'.
animalgiftsgalore.com /british_shorthair.htm   (310 words)

 Cat Breeds
The Colorpoint Shorthair has the Siamese personality and body type, and appears in red point, cream point, lynx (tabby) point, and tortie point colors.
The breed was developed by crossing Persians and various shorthaired breeds such as American Shorthairs, Burmese, British Shorthairs, and Russian Blues.
Oriental Shorthairs are like the Siamese in body type and personality, but Orientals do not share the characteristic Siamese coloring (colored points on the head, tail, and legs).
www.texascares.org /care/care_breed.htm   (3871 words)

 ((IndiaPets.com)) European Shorthair   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The European Shorthair, a large cat with a muscular cobby body, medium legs, short tail, and a round head with a square muzzle and wide- spaced blunt ears, has a short, thick, and fine coat, with a heavy undercoat and an outercoat that may be somewhat bristly.
Derived from basic stock brought to Europe from Egypt by the Romans, the European Shorthair is the basic domestic cat on the European continent.
While affectionate, the European Shorthair is slightly more reserved than its British and American brothers, possibly the result of generations of persecution by the peasantry under the auspices of the Church.
www.indiapets.com /cats/breeds/cat019.htm   (344 words)

 Breed Detail
Believed to be descendants of cats brought from Egypt by the Romans, the European Shorthair was first bred in Finland.
While the European Shorthairs were allowed to register as early as the mid 1940s, the early Europeans were judged by the standard of the British Shorthair.
Broad genetic base of the European Shorthair Cat has created a generally healthy, strong breed; no specific heritable medical conditions are of note.
www.catfocused.com /choosing-a-cat/breed-detail.php?catID=23   (137 words)

 European Shorthair Breed Information, European Shorthair, European Shorthair Cats
The common house cat for millions of Europeans over many generations, the European Shorthair probably descended from the African Wild cat brought north by the Romans some 2,000 years ago, or by the native European Wild Cat.
The European Shorthair gave us the term "tabby," in a round-about fashion.
With such a natural, direct ancestry and with a large proportion of all European Shorthairs being born outside of controlled breeding situations, individual cats vary widely in temperament.
www.awesomecats.com /cat-breeds/European-Shorthair.html   (325 words)

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The European can be compared to the kind of domestic cat, which has developed naturally, i.e.
The European shorthair is a willingful, active and clever family companion cat.
The European Shorthair is an easy going cat, their coat does not tangle and has no tendency to get filthy or knotted.
www.kkoe.net /en/navigation/breeds/european.htm   (405 words)

 British Shorthair Cat Webring
We keep and breed British Shorthairs not only because they are stunningly beautiful cats but because they have wonderful personality and a great devotion to their owners.
We are breeding British Shorthair in the colours blue, fl, cream, red, white, lilac, blue tortie and fl tortie in our home in Norway.
Breeder of british shorthair situated in UmeƄ in the northern part of Sweden.
p.webring.com /hub?ring=british_sh   (1330 words)

 The Finnish European Shorthair Cat club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
SER-FER aims at keeping in touch with foreign cat clubs specialized in the european shorthair cat and it tries to comment on issues about this breed in domestic as well as in foreign publications.
SER-FER's purpose is to promote planned breeding of the european shorthair cat in order to improve its general quality and its appreciation.
Our members are European shorthair cat breeders, owners and other people interested in this breed (in Finland as well as in Sweden and Norway); owning a european shorthair is not required from our members.
www.eurooppalaiskissat.net /club.htm   (472 words)

 Open Directory - Recreation:Pets:Cats:Breeds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
It may be more appropriate to submit it to European Burmese if the type is more moderate and colors are in addition to the traditional colors of sable, blue, champagne and platinum.
The European Burmese refers to a breed with a more moderate body type and a wider variation of colors (including the reds, creams, and various torties).
About the european shorthair, the old type of cat which now have their own standard.
dmoz.org /Recreation/Pets/Cats/Breeds/desc.html   (746 words)

 Cat Breed Database
The North American Burmese spread to the United Kingdom where a more Oriental-looking Burmese developed and became known as the European (or Foreign) Burmese.
Not as popular as its cousin, the British Shorthair, the European Shorthair nevertheless makes a wonderful pet due to its carefree attitude.
The Exotic Shorthair is a shorthaired version of the Persian.
www.catfocused.com /choosing-a-cat/cat-breed-database.php?cl=e   (106 words)

It is a sturdy muscular cat with a massive broad head, rather short legs and neck, and thick short dense fur.
They come in a wide variety of colors and patterns, but with the British Shorthair, the solid colors seem to be the most popular, especially the blue.
Also at this time, there was hardly any difference between this breed and the European Shorthair.
www.penmarric.ns.ca /Pedigree/Breedbios/britishSH..htm   (233 words)

 European Shorthair database   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
It only takes a few simple steps to display your European Shorthair pedigree.
Enter the name, or partial name, of the European Shorthair to search for.
If you use fast search, you must provide a full word (not a partial word) for matches to show up; for example, entering "Clair" will find all European Shorthair whose names contain the word "Clair" but would not find those whose names contain "Claire" or "Clairedelune".
europe.stamtavlor.com /search.html   (179 words)

 Shorthaired Cats quiz -- free game
This shorthaired Persian has the gentle personality and soft, squeaky voice of its parent breed.
Thick-legged and well-muscled, this breed is surprisingly heavy with large round eyes.
It is a cross between a Siamese and an American Shorthair and is active and friendly?
www.funtrivia.com /playquiz.cfm?qid=50817   (536 words)

 Cat Care-Cat Breeds
The Abyssinian is a very active, playful, and inquisitive breed.
Balinese are found in all the colors and patterns associated with the Siamese breed.
The Javanese is like the Balinese, but it appears in the lynx (tabby) point and tortie point patterns, as well as additional point colors such as red and cream.
www.thecatconnection.com /care/breed.htm   (3592 words)

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