History. A Scottish shepherd by name William Ross saw a white barn cat in 1961 called Susie with distinctive folded ears on a neighbor's farm.Him and his wife by name Marry obtaibed a white female kitten from susie's litter which also had folded ears.The kitten was named Snooks and all the Scottish fold of today will trace their pedigrees to her
Personality Scottish fold kittens are a very delightful and unique cat with a very sweet temperament.They all need or require a minimal care to maintain vigour and health.The scottish fold has developed a look on it's own,being a rounded medium cat with rounded ears,well padded body and a soft,dense coat.The Scottish fold kittens have rounded eyes which are broadly spaced and it gives the fold it's sweet look with a sweet expression and innocent expression
Scottish fold colors Scottish Folds come in a large spectrum of colours. You will find Scottish Folds come in just about every colour that a cat can come in. Bi-colours, parti, solid and tabby. Scottish fold kittens come in many different colors.Scottish fold kittens come in all colors a cat can come in.Bi-colors,partly,and tabby
Why the folded ears The Scottish fold ear is produced by an incomplete dominant gene and is a result of a spontaneous mutation. The gene causing the folding of the ears was a non lethal mutation, a single dominant gene (possibly an incomplete dominant). The responsible gene appears to manifest itself in the cartilage in the ears and may affect cartilage development elsewhere in the body
SCOTTISH FOLD MUNCHKIN KITTENS FOR SALE Scottish fold munchkin kittens are a cross breed between a munchkin cat and a Scottish fold cat.They Scottish fold munchkin kittens are known for their short legs and other characteristics thesame as the scottish fold cats.People wanted to to combine the cute short legs with the the ears.This breed which came from the the scottish fold and the munchkin cats has been accepted by the international cat association(TICA) and it is also seen as an experimental breed which is sometimes called the scottish kilts
Seen as the feline equivalent of the Dachshund, this breed has caused controversy in the cat world. The Munchkin cat mutation was discovered in America in 1983 where it was named after the 'little people' in The Wizard of Oz. Shortlegged cats, like the Munchkin cat, were reported in England in the 1930s and in Russia in the 1950s but these breeds were not perpetuated. This breed is not recognised in the UK by the main UK cat fancy association.
Country of Origin USA
Personality Munchkin cats are sweet and outgoing. Their curiosity and playfulness continue well into adulthood. The Munchkin cat breed is sociable and enjoys company. They can be taught to play fetch and to obey voice commands. While Munchkin cats can leap on to counter tops, many prefer to intelligently find an easier way up. They can also run fast, despite their short legs.
Health The short leggedness of this breed is a deformity that is linked to bone and spinal problems, so it has not been welcomed by all cat associations. Dog breeds with similar conformation are known to have problems with arthritis and it is feared that some will occur in the Munchkin cat breed. As with all cats, Munchkins need vaccinations, parasite control and annual veterinary health checks.
Nutrition Every cat is unique and each has their own particular likes, dislikes, and needs when it comes to food. However, cats are carnivores and every cat must obtain 41 different and specific nutrients from their food. The proportion of these nutrients will vary depending on age, lifestyle and overall health, so it's not surprising that a growing, energetic kitten needs a different balance of nutrients in her diet than a less active senior cat. Other considerations to bear in mind are feeding the right quantity of food to maintain 'ideal body condition' in accordance with feeding guidelines and catering to individual preference regarding wet or dry food recipes.
Grooming Munchkin cats may not have the flexibility to groom themselves as well as other cats do, so will need some assistance. This is especially true for those with those sporting long coats.
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