We are a small cattery raising all of our kittens in house and lovingly socializing them for their forever homes. We handle all kittens from the time of birth and they are raised around children, so they are well adjusted and affectionate. We offer some of the most beautiful and sought after Traditional Siamese and Balinese kittens in United States. We are located in Illinois and offer local pick up as well as shipping within the United States.
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The story of the Colorpoint Shorthair begins as early as 1902, when "Tabby Point Siamese" were produced and these are mentioned in a book titled "The Book of the Cat" by Frances Simpson. They appeared in Scotland more recently where in 1944 -
Colorpoint Shorthairs are the first cousins of the Siamese. This breed is distinguished by its sixteen different "point" colors compared to the four Siamese colors. Half-
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As time progressed and the early hybrids gained popularity, the tabby versions of the Siamese were introduced into the Colorpoint Shorthair programs in the four Siamese color varieties. In CFA, these tabby pointed cats are called Lynx-
THE DESCRIPTION OF THE LYNX SIAMESE
The Lynx Siamese cames in two varieties, the Traditional and Wedge Siamese. Additionally, both Traditional and Wedge Color Point Lynx come in short and long hair. The difference between the solid Color-
THE TEMPERAMENT OF THE LYNX SIAMESE
The Traditional Colorpoint Lynx Siamese is a combination of two breeds that make a welcoming member in any home. Unlike the long haired Siamese (Balinese), which are more laid back, both the short haired and the long haired Lynx-
Together with the aforementioned characteristics comes a strong sense of curiosity. While this may be an endearing trait to many an onlooker it is often the cause of much owner-
WHAT IS THE COLOR POINT LYNX BREED STANDARD?
Since the Colorpoint Shorthair and Siamese are technically the same cat, the breed standard or description is virtually identical aside from color and pattern. The general body color should be pale and free from hip spots or extraneous pattern and the ears are solid colored (except in Tortie/Torbie patterns) with a characteristic "thumb Print" mark. Although the preferred tabby pattern is distinctly striped on the points, some agouti ticked or "Aby patterned" Colorpoints have done very well on the show bench. This pattern is especially popular with breeders who want to produce clear reds without striping. Nose leather conforms to the recognized Siamese standard for particular color of points or is pink with a dark outline. The Tabby pattern is dominant, however, two solid points from a tabby point breeding (tabby carrying the recessive solid pattern) will not produce tabby point kittens.
The Color Point Lynx Siamese is a particularly attractive option for the discerning family pet-
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