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Cat Breeds : 

Cat Breeds Mikayla 6A 2010

Norwegian Forest Cat : 

Norwegian Forest Cat The Norwegian forest cat came to America with the Vikings. It has long ear hair, because it used to live in cold, snowy weather. First developed in the Scandinavian Forests, 4000 years ago.

Persian : 

Persian Developed in 1684 B.C. The Persian was brought to America with European explorers in the 17th century. The cats became the European symbol of elite.

Abyssinian : 

Abyssinian The Abyssinian cat comes in three different colors: Red, gray ,and lilac Has dark fur along the spine

Russian Blue : 

Russian Blue Came form the Archangel Islands in Northern Russia Before known as the Archangel cat or the Foreign Blue It was known that sailors brought this cat to America

Himalayan : 

Himalayan The Himalayan was developed in the 1930s by crossing Siamese cats with Persians. Their fur is easily matted, and needs bathed often. The Himalayan cats have flat faces and they can sometimes develop breathing problems

Turkish van : 

Turkish van First found in the lake van region of southern Turkey The pattern on the Van’s head is called “Vanalike”

Burmese : 

Burmese The Burmese cat first existed hundreds of years ago in Thailand and Burma. The first Burmese came to America in 1929

Siamese : 

Siamese In 1880 the King of Siam gave 2 Siamese cats to England where they created a sensation. Also known as the “oriental cat”

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