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Tummy Pouch

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Kitty

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Purred: Sat Jan 19, '08 4:52pm PST 
My cat has a little "pouch" for lack of a better word, on her tummy, just before her hind legs. I've had other breeds of cats before that never had this. Is this a normal egyptian mau characteristic?
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Minnie

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Purred: Wed Mar 19, '08 2:20pm PST 
Absolutely! I'd never had an Egyptian Mau before, and thought it was weird that she had a pouch. It looked like she was pregnant! lol I did some research though, and found out that Egyptian Mau's are the only breed to have this. It actually helps with their speed and agility. I guess that explains why she can jump over my head from a sitting position!
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