- Adaptability: 10
- Family Affection: 10
- Game activity: 8
- Intelligence: 10
- Total health: 7
- Hair loss: 10
- Child Friendly: 9
- Dog Friendly: 10
- Love for meow: 2
The cat breed pixie bob has its pedigree from a domestic cat, named pixie who entered into a random relationship with a wild cat in 1985, and gave birth to offspring. Kittens did not have a tail, what appeared the main distinguishing feature is precisely this nuance above all people mention this breed of cats.
However, from the external characteristics we can still mention impressive size of the animal – an adult male can reach 6-8 kg, and this is not even being overfed. In fact, in circles there is no clear evidence that the breed’s father was it is a wild cat, however, this version has long been accepted by all default.
In 1994, the International Cat Association officially recognized breed pixie bob, and in 2005 official recognition was given and American Cat Lovers Association.
Big, kind, smart playful cat – it seems that pixy bob has absorbed all the best, so to speak, textbook qualities, described in old tales. Indefatigable in games, a favorite of children and adults, a faithful travel companion and just a good friend – this the cat will definitely become a full member of your family. With him there are never serious problems, including health problems, perhaps, sometimes he loves to eat too much, but this is a cat, and who of cats doesn’t like it?
Pixie bob – big cats. The female may well weigh 5 kg, the male – 8 kg. You understand, if you overfeed such a pet, it will come out real giant. Build strong, massive, pronounced chest, paws short, hind legs slightly longer than the front. The muzzle is wedge-shaped, of regular shape, with medium-length ears. Drawing wool is usually striped in several shades. Duration average life of 15 years.
The cat pixie bob is the best friend of children, it is a fact. This breed in moderately playful, active, has a very high intelligence and patience with family members and especially with kids. This cat has a natural softness, good nature and love of adventure, including hunting.
She likes to participate not only in games with children or adults, but in general – in family life. This cat is beautiful companion, she will be glad to share with you all the moments of your life, starting from washing clothes, cooking (perhaps this moment pixie-bob ready to share in particular), evenings with friends and trips to other places.
Yes, you heard me right – pixie bob cats love to travel with their masters, normally perceive a change in the situation and new environment, well oriented on the ground. They have a good hunting instincts are developed, which is not surprising given pedigree. At the same time, they do not show aggression towards people, which is very important if the family has a small child.
Strangers are perceived normally, without negativity but also without too much enthusiasm. You could say that pixie bob is probably first will look closely at the guests of your home, observe the situation with parties, and only after he makes his own opinion, will to contact.
But with their family members these cats are unusually affectionate, they know how to feel a person’s emotional state, and often try to help with their presence and love. This breed is not very talkative, and well perceives other pets in the house – however, there are exceptions. These are birds, rodents, and possibly fish.
The cat breed pixie bob has excellent health, and not experiences almost no problems throughout life respect. Despite the mutation that led to the absence tail, genetic abnormality did not affect others body systems. If you remember that pixie bob cats love traveling with their owners, then good health especially important. Perhaps they are prone to fullness – but it all depends on the owner. If you will not constantly let your pet overeat, everything will be fine.
The Pixie Bob cat breed is not classified as longhair, however, their coat is still dense, with a thick undercoat. Respectively, they need to be combed out once a week, but bathing too often is not worth it. Once every 2-3 months will be enough. Veterinarians It is recommended that cats brush their teeth every day, but sometimes there is no possibility, but because 3 times a week will be enough. Ears and clean your eyes as they become dirty, but at least once a week, the claws are cut about once every 10 days.
|Country of origin
|13-16 years old
|Males: 5.5-8 kg, Cats: 3.5-5.5 kg
|Type of wool
|spotted brown tabby
|outdoor / indoor
|shorthair, for children