Chausie cats belong to hybrid cat race. It originated from intersections of domestic cats with wild cats. Learn about the origin, character, nature, attitude, and care of the cat breed Chausie in the profile.
#Description Of Chausie Cats
|Size||Medium to large|
|Weight cat||4.5 - 7 kg.|
|Weight Hangover||Max. 10 kg.|
|Coat length||Short hair|
|Coat color||Black, Brown Ticked Tabby, Black Grizzled Ticked Tabby|
|Eyes color||Gold, Yellow, Brown, Green|
|Country of origin||USA|
#Characteristics Of The Chausie Cats
#Appearance Of The Chausie Cats
The hind legs are somewhat longer than the front legs, which makes this cat a good runner and jumper. The paws are round and small in comparison to the body. The tail is triple and reaches the ankle.
The head of the Chausie is wedge-shaped and medium-sized with a strong chin and pronounced cheekbones. The Chausie has oval eyes. Gold and yellow are the preferred colors but also hazelnut brown and light green are allowed.
The ears are large, at the base they are broad, rounded at the tips. A pronounced hairiness of the ears is desired.
The coat of the Chausie is short, but can sometimes be somewhat longer than that of other shorts. It is tight and close to the body. The allowed colors are Black, Brown Ticked Tabby and Black Grizzled Ticked Tabby.
#Nature and character Of The Chausie Cats
The Chausie is loving and friendly. The temperament of their wildcat ancestors has preserved this cat. She loves hunting and is very playful. Active and curious she always goes on exploration.
#Posture and care Of The Chausie Cats
Because of their temperament and their agility, the Chausie is only conditionally suitable for housing. Although she is attached, she loves freedom and hunting.
Therefore, free-wheeling is the best option for them. If it is kept in the apartment has to be provided with many play facilities and a large scratching tree for variety and employment.
The Chausie loves society, so professionals should definitely consider a multi-cat attitude. The short coat is easy to clean, regular brushing removes dead hair and brings it to shine.
#Diseases Of The Chausie Cats
In order to reduce the risk, the Chausie should be vaccinated against diseases such as cat sniffing and epidemics. If the cat is exposed, there is an increased risk of parasitic infestation. Here, however, there are special neck straps and means. The veterinarian knows advice. If the Chausie is free, it must also be vaccinated against rabies and leukosis.
#Origin and history Of The Chausie Cats
The Chausie is a hybrid race. It originated from intersections of domestic cats with wild cats. This cultivation form is based on the desire to breed a cat, which looks like a wildcat, but is similar in its essence to a domestic cat.
In expert circles, the use of wild cats for breeding is morally highly controversial. The Chausie was formed from the mating of domestic cats with tube cats, which are among other things in Egypt.
In 1960 the first breeding trials were undertaken and led to success. In 1995 this breed was officially recognized by the TICA. In Germany, this breed is still very rare.