- Adaptability: 10
- Family Affection: 8
- Game activity: 9
- Intelligence: 8
- Total health: 8
- Hair loss: 7
- Friendliness for children: 10
- Dog Friendly: 6
- Love for meow: 6
Neva Masquerade cat is a subspecies of the Siberian cat. She has a very bright appearance, and although it was bred artificially, was not subjected to crossbreeding with other breeds. Accordingly, the Neva Masquerade, as well as the Siberian cat, considered an indigenous breed.
These, amazingly beautiful cats appeared back in Soviet times. time, in 1988. It is from the late eighties that Russian breeders decided to systematically breed point color of the Siberian cat. In addition, the Neva Masquerade cat has bright blue eyes, which gives her just a fantastic look.
In 1992, the breed was officially recognized by the World Federation cats, and in 1998 by the International Cat Federation (FIFe). Mating cats with different colors is not welcome, as this contributes to the loss of characteristic features of the breed.
The breed Neva Masquerade is very beautiful and strong cats, which are great for people and give joy to the whole family. Both Siberian and Neva, have one important feature – almost all of them are hypoallergenic. However, it’s important to understand that in some people, it’s not the substance in excrement of cats, and fluff, hair, dust, etc.
These are large cats, muscular physique, with long, strong paws and fluffy tail. Ears of medium length, muzzle wedge-shaped, eyes expressive, blue. Duration life fluctuates around 17 years, however, can reach 20 years with quality care and balanced nutrition.
Like the Siberian cat, the Neva Masquerade has congenital hunter instincts, loves physical and mental activity. IN these cats constantly had to survive, rely only on one’s ingenuity, intellect, ability focus on terrain, strength and fearlessness. All these qualities are inherent in a Neva masquerade cat, and therefore, contain a pet in an apartment without access to the natural environment will not be very good an idea.
Both Siberian and Neva Masquerade should be able to access to the street, or at least have an equipped cat corner, in addition, you should have a balcony in the apartment, where you can place various devices for active pastime. But, you still need to walk your pet, for example, you can take it with yourself on a picnic, or visit the park. Also, good if there is access to water, since the Neva Masquerade cat is not afraid of water, in in vivo can even fish and swim.
This is a born hunter, if you live in a private house you You can be sure – the entrance to the mice will be strictly prohibited. it imposes certain restrictions on the content of other household animals such as birds, rodents and fish. The cat will see in them potential prey, and most likely will try … yes, she them just eat, without a twinge of conscience, and even with an appetite. Certainly there are exceptions, but still not worth the risk.
Children are treated well, especially if the child is able to behave respectfully with animals – Neva is always glad to play and good company. These are sociable and affectionate cats that are very become attached to their family. Strangers are calm, love to watch what is happening around from a high point. After all Nevsky are great climbers.
These cats are in good health, no genetic diseases and excellent immunity.
Neva masquerade cat needs regular combing wool, once or twice a week. Also, do not forget to brush your teeth to your pet every day, at least 3 times a week, clean your eyes daily and ears once or twice a week. You need to bathe a cat once in 2-3 months, cut the claws once every 10 days. If you live in private house, claws will be needed for hunting mice, but you can’t worry about the safety of upholstered furniture, as the animal will have free access to trees.
|Country of origin||Russia|
|Life span||14-18 years old|
|Weight||Males: 6.5-7.5 kg, Cats: 4-5 kg|
|Type of wool||longhair|
|Color||any colors (colorpoint drawing)|
|Lifestyle||outdoor / indoor|
|Group||longhair, for children, hypoallergenic|
|Price||100 – 300 $|