What is an exotic cat? What are the standards for exotic cats?
Foreign cat standard:
The whole: the first impression of an ideal exotic cat is its strong bones, soft and sweet looks, and round lines. Large and round eyes, the distance between the eyes on the head should be wide. Emphasize the spherical appearance.
Head: round, large, very large skull. Round face, round basic bone structure. A short, thick neck. The structure of the skull is exaggerated. When viewed from the side, the protruding eyes are obvious, and the forehead, nose, chin and all seem to be aligned vertically.
Nose: short, lazy, breaking the center line of the eye.
Cheek: full. The cheekbones are not too obvious, smooth and just right.
Chin: broad and powerful. Well developed.
Ears: small, rounded, pointed, sloping forward rather than excessively open. The head is decorated (twisted) in a round shape.
Eyes: bright, large, round, and full. Set horizontally and far apart, giving a sweet expression on the face.
Body: stout, low legs, deep chest, shoulders and hips as large as abdomen and back. Good muscle tone, no evidence of obesity. Large or medium size. Weight is preferred over size.
Limbs: short, thick, strong. The forelegs are straight. The hind legs are straight from the back.
Foot: large, round. Toes close, five at the front and four at the back.
Tail: short, in proportion to the body.
Shawl: thick, soft and full. Rich and thick down. Medium length. The permissible length is longer than that of short haired cats.
Points deducted: crooked or abnormal tail. Incorrect toe count. There are any obvious weaknesses in the hind legs. Any obvious spinal deformity. The deformed skull causes an asymmetrical face and / or head. Crossed eyes.
Disqualification: the above disqualification applies to all exotic cats.