Toyger Cat - Breed Profile
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- The Toyger was founded by Judy Sugden of "EEYAA Cattery" in the USA.
The Toyger is the result of a cross between a striped DSH (Domestic Short
Hair) and a STB (Standard Bengal Tabby) This resulted in a striped Cat which
after many years of hard work resembles a 'Toy Tiger'.
Toyger's are of medium size and have pelt and glitter like the Bengal.
Today's Toyger's have very good temperaments and are quiet robust and
Colors and Coats Types Available - The ideal colouring is an
orange/tan background with dark stripes like that of a Tiger. The stripes
are actually long rosettes/braids and should not be uniform like a mackerel
pattern but more like long random individual stripes. The coat must be
striped with no spotting. The ears small and rounded, good solid bone
structure and overall balance. Tiger like in structure. Long whippy tail and
short strong legs.
Grooming and Care - A weekly brushing is all that is
need to keep the Toyger coat in top condition.
Suitable Environment - Family environment or as a single companion.
Toyger's are very adaptable.
Personality Traits - Playful, inquisitive, likes
company and alone time. Can be taught to fetch and walk on harness.
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