Description of Scottish Fold cats The Scottish Fold a breed of cat is well known for its unique folded ears, which give it an owl like appearance. The coat of Scottish Fold cats may have both short and long hairs and that too in lush. They have big round shaped eyes which make them look very cute. Generally the color of eyes corresponds with the color of their coat. They have a rounded head with a stiff chin and a short neck. There nose is small with a gentle bow. They have a medium sized well rounded body with the short legs. The tail is supple and usually medium to long size.
History about Scottish Fold Cats
The Scottish Fold was first found in the year 1961 by a Scottish farmer. It was a white bran cat named as Susie. Suise’s ears had an unusual fold making it reminiscent of an owl. Folds have since turned into a round and beautiful lap cat with a good temperament. Susie was white long haired female cat and it was bred with various breed such as Exotic Shorthairs, American Shorthairs, Persians even with Burmese to have different varieties of Fold cats.
Behavior as domestic cat
Scottish Fold is sweet- tempered, intelligent, soft spoken and easily malleable to new people and situations. Folds are very loyal and usually tend to bond with the single person in house. They bloom on attention but it must be according to them. Folds are not at all demanding or clingy and they generally like to be near you rather than sitting on your lap. They enjoy playing the fetch games, even in their adulthood also.
Scottish Fold can be both short and long-haired. It is relatively simple to keep their coat clean by regular brushing. These cats have folded ears, so their ears need to checked and cleaned on the regular basis.
The Scottish Fold cats are found in nearly all the color and combination of colors. The Solid cats are found in red, black, blue, blue-silver, white, cream or blue-cream. Silver cats and Golden cats are mostly chinchilla or shaded. The Cameo cats are shell or shaded. The Smoke cats are cameo, black or blue. The tabby pattern cats are classic, spotted, patched, mackerel, or ticked.
The coat of Scottish Fold can be either long or short haired. One can see variety of coat colors and patterns.
2.5 to 6 kgs