Could these kitties be "Egyptian Mau's"?

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Purred: Sun Sep 1, '13 2:01pm PST 
Hello. I volunteer at my local no-kill shelter. I've been trying to identify the breed of two very gorgeous brother and sister cats we have here. They came to us when their owner died - not because they were dumped or surrendered. I've been told they look like the "Mau's". They are not spotted but look like a couple pictures I've seen posted here. They have short, black fur with a silver undercoat and have green eyes. They are both friendly and athletic. They have the "apple" shaped heads.

Does anyone have any suggestions about these two? I wrote to another cat site, and they had all sorts of ideas but nothing conclusive. We want to adopt these two out together to a special home.

Thanks. (Is there any way to post pictures on this forum?) shrug