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There are 7 uncommon facts about Japanese Bobtail cats
Faithful to its name, the Japanese Bobtail is said to come from the Land of the Arising Sun (although its genetic makeup tells a different story)". It is said that the striking, short-tailed cats were once in the possession of Buddhist cats. JAPANESE BOBTAIL HAS A COLOURFUL HISTORY. Cats lovers believe that the Japanese Bobtail is an old race.
Officials ordered the humans to let go of their kittens on the road to eliminate the pests. In the course of the years, the Japanese Bobtail became the de facto road cattery of the countr. There are some who believe that they may have first evolved in other Asiatic lands such as China or Korea. A long while ago, when Buddhist friars first came to Japan, they took the manageable mouse catchers with them to keep away from the temple rolls of paddy papers.
Whatever the history, we still know that the Japanese Bobtail has been in Japan for at least several hundred years. An early reference to Japanese bobtail can be found in Kaempfer's Japan, a novel by the famous physician Engelbert Kaempfer, which appeared in London in 1701 or 1702.
This book is the first of its kind to be published by a Westerner. It depicts Japan's flora, fauna and lands. He has large spots of amber, dark and whitish coat, his brief cock looks curved and fractured. "Many works of art that have been made over the course of the ages - among them a fresco from the fifteenth-century which today can be seen in the Freer Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. - show Japanese bobtail cat with long tails.
Japonese Bobtail did not reach America until 1968, when a female kitten kennel owner called Elizabeth Freret introduced three Japanese Bobtail cats after seeing a female kitten that had been taken from Japan by a Japanese army group. At about the same epoch, another grower called Lynn Beck, who often came to Japan, started to import the Bobtail.
She and Freret teamed up and created the first kittens' bobtail association and set the first breeding standards for the cattery. 1976 the CFA ( "Cat Fanciers' Association") - the world's biggest register for pedigree breeds - adopted the race as a champion. Later in 1993, the organisation recognised a long-haired copy of the Japanese bobtail.
JAPANESE BOBTAIL CAT'S BRIEF COCK COMES FROM A GENETIC MUTATION. You' re not going to find many other kittens that look like the Japanese Bobtail. It is characterized by its "bent" coat and tails, which look like a pompon thanks to its many bends, turns and bends.
There is no Japanese Bobtail like another. There is a myth that the Japanese Bobtail lacks most of its cock, because a long time ago the cock of a dormant female catched fire. An enraged emperor decreed that all dicks should be cut off to avoid similar catastrophes. Actually, the cat's small cock comes from a naturally occurring gene tical alteration.
This characteristic is a recessionary one; if two females with young cocks are mating, their females will also have them. JAPANES EYES: JAPANESE BOBTAIL ARE NOT ALWAYS THE SAME. The Japanese bobtail is often represented with the Mi-ke design (Japanese for "three-fur" or calico). They can come in a wide range of plain colours, such as pink, brown, black, clear and bluish, and in designs such as tobacco, bicolour or vans (i.e. when the colour is limited to the top and tip but the remainder of the cat's coat is white)[PDF].
We also have long-haired and short-haired Japanese bobsleightails. They both have very little underwool, so that their coat is smooth and free of entanglement. The Japanese bobtail tends to have either golden or bluish coloured eye, although every colour is acceptable to registers of kittens. JAPANES E BOBTAINS ARE A STROKE OF LUCK. Do you know the Japanese Bobtail from the statue of Maneki-neko or the waving pussycat?
These figures are often exhibited in shops and diners in Asia and show a tail cats sitting with a bob. JAPANESE BOBTAIL DIFFERS FROM OTHER SHORT-TAILED CATS. They may wonder how the Japanese Bobtail differs from other small or not curved races like the Manx or the American Bobtail.
Manx is a non-complete dominating genes, so kitties that come into it can be given birth with a full tail, stumpy tail or no tail at all. By contrast, the Japanese Bobtail genes are transgenic and the cats' cocks are usually about 3-inch long. Manx monkeys also often experience medical conditions such as bifidas, hips, pelvic disorders and anomalies.
Japanese Bobtail should have no inherited problems. Cats lovers believe that the American Bobtail - a rather new race - comes from a variety of the Manx family. Its own tails are about half the length of a regular cock - much longer than the Japanese bobtail. JAPANEESE BOBTAINS "SING.
They are called "singing cats" because they are communicating with a multitude of melodious chirping and mowing. JAPANES ESTIMATES ARE GREAT JUMPER. The back of the Japanese Bobtail are significantly longer than the front feet.