Harley was adopted by our neigbors and then we re-adopted him. I'm trying to narrow down the type or breed cat he is.
It's hard beacause he's completely an orange cream color, but yet has a cute little pom pom bob tail. I have yet to find any pictures online of similar cats or even remotely close....
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Harley appears to be Domestic Medium or Long Hair without the specific characteristics of any one breed. They often don't even look like either of their parents.But he's a very handsome mix! The bobbed tail may either mean he has some of a bob tail breed in him or else he could have met with some unfortunate accident or cruelty and lost his tail. I was just reading somebody's page who has a Maine Coon without a tail because his previous owner cut it off. And there is a Siamese in a local shelter who's owner wanted her to have ears like a Scottish Fold and cut them.
Allie answered on 2/4/09. Helpful? / 0
Gorgeous kitty! I want him! Seriously, regarding the short tail...he's no specific breed, but I wonder about the incidence of short tails on American cats. Short tails are not uncommon in Japan (although most cats have regular length tails), but when I lived in the States, I never met up with a bobtailed cat. Genetic anomaly? Result of an accident? Manx in his gene soup? I'd say it's a mystery, but what a beautiful cat!!!
Lola answered on 2/5/09. Helpful? / 0