Scottish Fold is a cat-sized, stocky, fairly short legs, big eyes / big and furry. The most important characteristic distinguishing the Scottish Fold cat is its small ears that fold forward and downward, giving the appearance like an owl, naughty, sweet, loyal and caring. His real name was Flops (“floppy ears“), but Scottish Fold known as the Coupari cat, considering it looks like an owl. Flops also the alternative name Highland Fold, Scottish Fold Longhair, and Longhair Fold.
Although it originated in Scotland, the cat is rarely seen in England as the breed is no longer recognized by the Executive Board of the Cat Fancy (GCCF), because of concerns about genetic defects. However, the breed was further developed in the United States and recognized by the International Cat Association (Tica).
Scottish Fold has ears feature a unique fold that is the result of a dominant gene mutation that causes the cartilage of the ear folded forward and down, which began to fold about 3 weeks of age after birth. but some cats retain throughout life straight ear (known as ‘straights’).
This gives the appearance of this cat’s face like an owl. especially emphasized by the distinctive round shape with a short neck, rounded head and compact body, especially in a variety of hair, which also has a very short dense layer. Fold Scottish coat comes in a variety of stunning colors white, black, blue, red, beige, silver shaded, cameo, chinchilla, cameo, smoke, tortie, blue cream, bi-colors black, blue, beige red, calico, dilute calico, leather turtle & white, blue & white cream. patterns that appear on this cat, among others, classic tabby, mackerel, or checked to see in silver, blue, brown, red or cream, cats & white, silver patched brown and white cat.
Scottish Fold is a very special kind of cat. they are known to be very kind, sweet, sunny, calm and relaxed demeanor. Flops easily attached to other pet owners are also in their household. They are also very pleasant and not too rigid, and score extra points for a breed with a very soft spoken with a variety of sounds that calm is often not found in other species.
Scottish Fold mapu survive up to 15 years, growing from four to six months of age, should always be checked carefully. Scottish Fold are many who do not suffer from disabilities and lead a normal life. however, Scottish Fold should receive an annual booster vaccination to prevent common diseases such as cat flu, enteritis and feline leukemia.
Scottish Fold requires minimal maintenance such as, brushing to remove loose hair, stroking the hair / hair comb to keep the coat from tangles. In terms of food, Scottish Fold unknown fussy eater, but it is recommended to feed the best quality brand of cat food belongs. remember, a bowl of water should always be available for your Scottish Fold.
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