Living habits in Egypt

       Egyptian cat is one of the original breeds of modern domestic cat. Because they are very different from other modern domestic cats in body structure, growth and behavior, it can be seen that they are very old, or at least the habits of this breed are very special. Egyptian cats are very sensitive to the temperature and love warm places very much. They are sensitive to drugs and anesthetics.

       Borch net reminds you that the pregnancy period is longer, about 73 days, while the pregnancy period of general cats is 65-67 days, although Siamese cats are relatively long for one or two days.

       Egyptian cats are very smart and like to be close to responsible and loving owners. Many of the owners of these cats say that when they come home after a day’s work, they will find their cats sitting at the door waiting for them eagerly.

       Although many veterinarians and animal carers disapprove of it, the character of Egyptian cats is very suitable for outdoor life. They are quick, quick and intelligent by nature. As long as he takes them out of the door carefully from his childhood, he will learn to avoid all the dangers of the outdoors.

       Egyptian cats, especially purebred, are not friendly to other strange cats. They attack invading cats with great ferocity and are extremely keen to avoid strangers. Therefore, Egyptian cats are not suitable for living in apartments or families with frequent guests.

Introduction and characteristics of Egyptian cat

       The Egyptian cat is a medium-sized short haired cat. Viviparous, weighing 2.5-5 kg, is the only domestic cat with natural leopard print.

       Egyptian cats have leopard like markings on their skin and fur. The Egyptian cat is the only cat species among the spotted tiger spotted species that does not breed artificially, but naturally forms punctate patterns. It is known as the “small leopard”. It has wild spots on its body, or large or small, and stripes on its face, limbs and tail. There is a scarab pattern between the brow and forehead, which is one of the main reasons why ancient Egyptians were so popular.

       Egyptian cats are smart and flexible, do not like strenuous activities, suitable for family rearing.

       Variety overview

       Egypt Mau is an ancient species, which was regarded as the God cat in ancient Egypt. The origin of the Egyptian cat is Egypt. According to the research of authoritative experts, Egypt is the first country to domesticate cats in the world. Egyptian cats and Abyssinian cats are considered to be the cat breeds raised by the ancient Egyptians. The murals and papyrus of the ancient Egyptian times all have the same appearance as the Egyptian cats today.

       appearance

       Egyptian cat’s body size, length, skeleton are medium, muscle is very developed. Although it looks slim, it is very strong. The limbs are even and coordinated with the body. When standing, the hind limbs are high and the toes are standing. The soles of the feet are slender, slightly oval, and the toes of the hind feet are long. The tail should be of moderate length, and the tail will be thinner. On the whole, the Egyptian cat has a very strong and physical figure.

       The color of Egyptian cat’s fur is silver white, bronze, dark gray and black, with symmetrical spots, and its fur is fine, smooth and elastic. It is medium-sized, with a pair of large, pointed ears and a typical “m” shaped mark on the head. Egyptian cat is a rare species in China.

       Rare standards

       Purebred Egyptian cats are very precious. Until 2007, fewer than 200 purebred cats were registered with GCCF each year. In 2006, the CFA registered 6741 Egyptian cats.

       Egyptian cats come in five colors, from the most precious to the most common: silver, bronze, smoke gray, black, blue / pewter. Black to Pewter Egyptian cats will not be shown, but will be used for breeding. All Egyptian cats must have green eyes. But the amber eyes of large cats from infancy to 18 months are acceptable.

       Variety comparison

       Aussie is a very similar breed to the Egyptian cat, but the Aussie cat is artificially bred, and only the combination of certain species will have leopard print. The Bengal cat is also very similar to it, but it is significantly larger (5.5-9kg).

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       The combination of Burmese cat’s small size and Siamese cat’s nobility. Medium build, very strong, with hind legs longer than forefeet and standing on tiptoe.

       

       The calls of Egyptian cats are very diverse. When they are stimulated, they chirp, cackle and other very unique sounds. In addition, as in ordinary cats, they wag their tails when they are happy. Both male and female cats have the habit of dividing territory, but they are not marked by urination.

Morphological characteristics of Egyptian cat

       The leopard print on the Egyptian cat should be an obvious sign that distinguishes them from other cats. In addition to the leopard print on their hair, they also have leopard print on their skin. In addition, they are the only domestic cat with natural leopard print. Therefore, Egyptian cats are absolutely “leopard print control”.

       Egyptian cats come in five colors, from the most precious to the most common: silver, bronze, smoke gray, black, blue / pewter. Black to Pewter Egyptian cats will not be shown, but will be used for breeding.

       Detailed description of morphological characteristics of Egyptian cat

       Head: slightly rounded wedge-shaped and of moderate size, with some protrusion from forehead to bridge of nose. The forehead, cheek and side face are plump. The mouth is not sharp, and the palate of male Egyptian cat is more developed.

       Ears: the ears are large and the ends of the ears are slightly pointed forward. The hair on the outer side of the ear is short and dense, and the inner side of the ear has long hair that protrudes outward and curls.

       Eyes: almond shaped eyes are large, slightly hanging from the tip of the eye, the color of the eyes is glass green, Millet Green or light green. If the eyes are more and more green, it means that the kitten is happy, when it is angry, the color will change to amber. All Egyptian cats must have green eyes. But the amber eyes of large cats from infancy to 18 months are acceptable.

       Body: Egyptian cat’s body is moderate, slim, and the most developed muscles are neck and shoulder.

       Limbs: longer and hind legs longer than forelimbs. Coordination of limbs and ability to stand on the tip of one’s claws.

       Toes: small oval in shape.

       Tail: the tail is of medium length, with a thin tip and a thick base.

       Coat: smooth, soft and glossy. Each part of the Egyptian cat’s body has many kinds of stripes, which is its biggest feature. A typical Egyptian cat has an “m” shaped pattern on its forehead and a pattern on its cheek. On his neck there are thin lines of pattern, on the shoulder there are wide stripes, the back part of the shoulder is spotted pattern, the throat Necklace pattern is broken into two sections, the body is irregular distribution of color spots, the color of tail hair is slightly dark, the pattern of limbs is horizontal bar.

       There are two kinds of cats that are very similar to the Egyptian cats – Osie and Bengal. However, Aussie is an artificially bred breed, and leopard prints are only found in certain combinations of certain breeds. The size of Bengal cats is almost twice that of Egyptian cats, so it is easier to distinguish them.