Chausie Cat - Breed Profile
Breed Description and Pictures Submitted by:
Judith Miller - Kayman
- The Chausie, also called the Nile Cat because of it's Egyptian heritage,
is a combination of a domestic Cat bred with the Jungle Cat. The F1 Chausie
being of first generation breeding. having 50% "Wild blood". Cats of the
first three generations are considered to be a Hybrid.
Colors and Coats Types Available - Chausie coats are short haired.
They are recognized in the three colors of the Jungle Cat; Brown ticked
tabby, Grizzled, (Silver-tipped black), and solid Black. Markings are seen only on the
ticked cats. They include black leg barring and tail rings.
Grooming and Care - Occasional brushing. Rare nail trimming.
Suitable Environment - Chausie are extremely affectionate and should not
be left alone for long periods of time. They are generally a large cat.
Reaching up to 16 inches and weighing 16 to 20 lbs. They have a high energy
level, yet are very graceful. So keep your favorite pottery on display, but
give your Chausie lots of attention!
Personality Traits - Highly intelligent. Demand
attention and display affection. Graceful and agile. Gets along well with
dogs and other cats.
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