Class: according to FIFe classification – not recognized, according to WCF classification – recognized
Usage: domestic cat
Color: black or brown tabby on a light the background
Dimensions: height at the withers: 30-35 cm, weight: cats – 6-10 kg, cats – 3-5 kg
Life span: 10-12 years
Pixie-Bob (photo shows the cat in all its glory) – unusual representative of the cat family, this is a real elf (“pixie” in translated from English means “elf”) with a short tail and habits of a lynx.
Behind the gracefulness of a cat lies a faithful and faithful dog character.
Despite the fact that in the veins of the pixy-bob wild blood flows, it truly pet, completely non-conflict and balanced.
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- 1 Breed History
- 2 Psychology
- 3 Application
- 4 How to choose a kitten
- 5 Care features
- 5.1 Combing
- 5.2 Content
- 5.3 Nutrition
- 6 Health
- 6.1 characteristic diseases
- 6.2 Vaccinations
- 7 Knitting
The pixie-bob cat is a young breed, it was bred only in the 80s years of the last century.
Rumor has it that breeders deliberately wanted to get a pet that looked like an untamed lynx, did it this is actually not known for certain to this day.
Continuing to consider this theory, it is also necessary to note that scientists crossed domestic cats with representatives of various wild and forest cats, whose tails were short.
One way or another, by the end of the 80s, breeders managed to achieve positive results. The breed was registered in 1995 year.
The World Cat Federation recognized pixy-bob, but The International Federation of Cats refused to recognize the breed.
Important! Pixi beans are not recommended for export from Canada and the USA, and therefore to this day in our country and the CIS countries This breed is a rarity. In Russia there are no more than 20 individuals.
Despite the calm nature, pixie-bob loves to run, jump, walk. This cat will quickly find a common language with children
Meet the pixy bob! Not afraid of water and can walk on a leash, friendly with his friends and distrustful of strangers, loyal to the owner and his family – the canine character of pixy-bean bribes his uniqueness and openness:
- Sociability. Pixie Bob – Lovely companion cat and companion, like a Scottish fold cat and Scottish Straight, an active participant in all household chores. At the same time, the cat does not meow loudly, but emits pleasant chest sounds.
- Devotion. One of the highlights character that are inherent in pixy-bob.
- Calm nature. Cats of this breed calm and restrained, these animals do not cause any trouble their owners and behave as decently as possible.
- Lack of aggression. Perfectly get along with other animals, but keep them at a distance. At proper education are almost perfect.
Pixie-Bob – an excellent companion and companion, an active participant in all household chores
- Activity. Like and Somali and Norwegian Forest cats, despite the calm nature, these cats love run, jump, walk, they will quickly find a common language with children.
- Tenderness. Very affectionate creatures, love attention to their person, however, they do not intrusive.
- High intelligence. Smart animals with highly developed intuition, obedient, understand the owner practically with first time.
Important! Another hallmark pixy bean is conservative, these cats are hard on changes, which is why it is not recommended to transport them from place to a place. Animals need constant contact with humans, in his lack of cats quickly run wild.
Pixie-Bob cats are calm and restrained, these animals do not cause any trouble to their owners and behave as much as possible decently
Pixie-Bob domestic cats are universal – they will suit for families with children, and for the elderly. It is worth noting that ragdoll cats chinchillas can compete in this quality.
Sociable and gullible animals will brighten up any rainy day and will make it warm and cozy.
Pixie bob is playing hide and seek
How to choose a kitten
Healthy kittens are active and mobile, they have a wet nose, clean eyes and ears.
The cats are well-fed, the head is inverted pears, the face is long, like a Maine Coon, with a wide nose, large low-set ears.
Important! Very often with pixy beans there is an abnormal number of fingers on the paws from 5 to 7, the phenomenon is called polydactyly; it in no way affects purebred kitten and its participation in exhibitions.
If you decide to buy a pixy bean, contact the nursery to professional breeders.
You will be presented not only the price of the animal, but also the full consultation on the maintenance and care of the kitten.
The cost of kittens is due to low availability – the price starts from 50 thousand rubles.
Pixie-Bob domestic cats are universal – they will suit for families with children, and for the elderly
Caring for a pixy-bean can not be called tedious, because having short hair, the animal practically does not fade, even the immediate molting period is not very pronounced in this animal from the cat family.
The pixie-bean does not need regular combing and bathing. It is enough to comb the cat with a furminator 1-2 every two weeks, take water procedures – as necessary.
You should also remember about caring for your ears and eyes.
Pixie-Bob cats love walking, it is not recommended deny them this privilege, after all, the ancestors of pets were forest savages
As is the case with domesticated caracal ocelot, cats can be kept as in conditions a country house, and in an apartment.
Note! Cats of this breed, like Savannah, love to walk, not recommended deny them this privilege, after all, the ancestors of pets were forest savages.
In the first year of keeping a kitten, it’s important to pay time and attention, otherwise suffering from loneliness will lead the animal to wildness.
Do not forget about adult cats, pixie beans in age also need love and care.
In the first year of keeping a kitten, it’s important to pay time and attention, otherwise suffering from loneliness will lead the animal to wildness. Not forget about adult cats, age-old pixie beans too need love and care
In food, pixy beans are unpretentious, the main thing is that their diet be as balanced as possible. You can feed the animal natural food with a predominance of meat products, and also give dry feed.
In the case of alternative feeding, dry nutrition should be high-quality, not below the premium class. Not allowed to combine two type of food together, priority is given to one.
Cats of this breed are smart animals with highly developed intuition, obedient, understand the owner almost from the first times
Pixie-Bob cats have good forest health, anytime they feel great during the season, are not afraid of cold temperatures. Persistent immunity of pixy beans prevents the development of characteristic cats diseases.
Devotion is one of the most striking character traits that inherent in the breed
The first vaccination of babies is done in 12 weeks old, a month before vaccination deworming is performed animal from various parasites. Further vaccination acquires an annual character.
Pixie-Bob – a large cat, one of the ten largest home breeds in the world
Knitting a pixie-bean has certain difficulties, it is connected again same with the fact that representatives of an amazing breed on our mainland and, moreover, there are not so many in the country.
It’s necessary to approach this event with all responsibility – choose a purebred partner (with confirmation of his purebred and full health).
It is necessary to carry out deworming 2 months before mating, in scheduled day to provide the animal with sufficient space and peace.
Pixie-Bob (photo): short-tailed cat elf
Pixie Bob is a domestic lynx with a small short tail and calm character. Pixie beans are loyal to their master, trusting, but be careful with strangers.
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