Aegean Cat Breed

Aegean Cat Breed – Country of origin – Greece

The Aegean cat (only native Greek breed of cat.) originated from the Cycladic Islands of Greece and its development was started by the breeders in fledgling Greek Cat Fancy in early 1990.

Characteristics of the Aegean cat

Aegean cat has a semi –longhaired coat without any down hair and has a rich tail. This coat provides a good protection to the body in the extreme cold climatic conditions. As far as colors are concerned, white is always present along with 2 or 3 other colors. Stripes may or may not be present in this breed.

The Aegean Cat has a muscular build and has a perfect body. This medium sized breed has round-shaped paws and a long straight tail without any kinks. Ears are wide having rounded tips and are covered with hairs. Mostly like other cats, the eyes are really beautiful with shade of green color in them.

Temperament of the Aegean cat

The Aegean Cat is intelligent and is very capable predators. Due to this they are mostly used as pest controllers in the rural areas. Aegean Cats as pets share a very good relationship with humans. They are very social and communicate well with others. Due to their lively nature they can easily draw the attention of others.

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