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Genetic Analysis Shows Reasons Behind Selkirk Rex Curly Hair
2012-10-31 04:52:21

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Appearance plays a large part in choosing a mate, whether that is your human spouse or your animal pet. Many human societies place a high value on curly hair for appearance — as generations of perm-offering hair dressers can attest. It should be no surprise that pet owners and breeders are attracted to curly haired animals more frequently. Three curly-haired varieties have been recognized and developed into competitive breeds...


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2007-12-13 14:28:03

The Exotic Shorthair, a cross between the American Shorthair and the Persian is a breed of cat first created in the 1960s. The breed is often referred to as the "Lazy man's Persian" because it has the same body type and personality as a Persian but lacks the long haired coat that requires so much grooming. The body of the Exotic Shorthair is round, compact, powerful, and low to the ground. Its head is massive and rounded, as are its cheeks. About the only thing not rounded on its face is...

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2007-12-13 13:32:16

The British Shorthair is known as the "teddy bear" of domestic cats because of its features. Having a round head with full, chubby cheeks and a round sturdy body contributes to its resemblance to the stuffed toy. It is a large, muscular breed with a broad chest, shoulders and hips and short legs. The British Shorthair has a very dense coat that is often described as crisp because of the way the coat breaks over the contours of its body. The Males of the breed are larger than the females...

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2007-12-13 13:25:11

The American Shorthair is a descendant of English cats which were brought on ships to North America by settlers to protect their cargo from rodents. Today the American Shorthair is the most popular breed of cat in the United States. American Shorthairs can be medium to large cats, not reaching their full size until 3 to 4 years of age. They have very powerful legs, strong paws and a square muzzle. Their coat is short, dense and stiff, thickening in the winter and shedding in the summer....

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2007-10-26 14:13:22

The British Longhair cat is a semi-longhair version of British Shorthair. In the U.S. it is also referred to as the Lowlander. Apart from its fur, the British Longhair is identical to the British Shorthair. This breed came about because the original longhaired British cat, because of interbreeding with imported longhairs, was developed into the Persian. This breed became increasingly massive and exaggerated with even longer, thicker fur than its earlier counterparts. Up until the 20th...

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