Chausie cat<<<< Back to cat breeds
- Country: Egypt
- Origin: Hybrid
- Scientific name: Felis catus
- Weight: 9-10 kg
- Colors: black, gray, brown
- Coat: Short
- Temperament: intelligent, sociable, curious, energetic
- Health: attention to food allergies
- Litter size: 2 - 3 puppies
- Lifespan: 12 - 16 years
- Other names: Chausie Jungle cat, Chausie cat
- Price: 1000 $ - 2000 $
Chausie cat is a domesticated breed at the end of the last millennium. Domestic cat is a loving and affectionate aspect wildcat, a hybrid between the wild and domestic cat.
In the wild live in large territories in Central Asia, North Africa, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. Prefer marshy areas, inaccessible by bushes.
Chausie name comes from the jungle cat Felis Chaus. Breeders want to replicate the African jungle cat as well. The first attempts to get domestic cats have done since the 1960s.
The breed as we know it today was completed by some American breeders in the 1990s In 1995 obtained the certification of new breed in 2013 was certified the winner of TICA, and is currently undergoing approval on feline world federation.
It is known as the Lynx marsh, reed cat, Jungle Curl, Stone cougar (Puma stone) or Mountain Cougar (Puma mountain).
Aspect Chausie cat
Chausie cat is 45 cm tall and weighing 7-12 kg, almost twice the weight of a house cats. The body is high, shoulders are broad, high and straight ears and short tail.
The legs are long, the rear seats are slightly higher than the front. Maturity is reached at the age of 2-3 years.
The coat has golden colors, black or silver with black spots. Wild appearance has won many cat lovers and lovers of the breed now the number is growing. It is considered one of the most beautiful breeds.
Behavior Chausie cat
Chausie cat is an intelligent cat. Socializes well with pets. It is restless, curious and energetic. Recommended to those workers who spend more time at home.
It is not recommended to be left alone at home for long periods (12-16h) that gets bored. Rarely stay in one place long. It has more energy you need to consume. Not tolerate low temperatures.
They say Chausie cat breed lovers know that a cat is special because of its unique character. There is an aggressive cat. Do not attack and should not scratch or bite under normal conditions.
He likes to use his hunting skills even while playing. Steal small toys he "kept" in favorite places.
Features Chausie cat
Being a cat larger than a domestic cat stands out reaction speed and jump height of nearly two meters.
He likes water for wild fishes in swampy areas. Short coat is easy to maintain, a weekly brushing is enough.
It is recommended that the first cat but rather a cat is recommended for those with experience. Some copies may be allergic to gluten.
They quite sensitive digestive system. Prefer foods high in protein. Meat-based food is recommended.
A cat is Chausie has a high price, a copy can be reached at 1000-2000 dollars.
Diseases Chausie cat
Chausie not suffer from genetic diseases. The main problem is detected sensitivity stomach. Beware of eating. Allergies can develop at least from petshopuri.
Life expectancy is 12-16 years.