Scottish Fold Cat

History Of Scottish Fold Cats

All Scottish Fold cats can trace their ancestry back to the original Scottish Fold called Susie, who was found on a farm in 1961. She gave birth to two kittens that also had the characteristic folded ears. One of them was bred to then found the line of the existing breed. The characteristic folded ears are a result of a dominant gene. The Scottish Fold cat is also known as the Highland Fold, Scottish Fold Longhair and Coupari.

Types Of Scottish Fold Cat Breed

Scottish Fold cats can give birth to both kittens with folded ears and with straight ears, forming two separate type, although the ones with straight ears cannot be considered Folds.

Physical Attributes of Scottish Fold Cats

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scottish fold kitten

The most obvious characteristic of the Scottish Fold Cat is the folded ears. All cats are born with straight ears, but those with fold in their dominant gene will start showing the fold in 21 days. The Scottish Fold cats are medium sized cats. Their bodies, heads, face as well as eyes are rounded. They have medium to short legs. They can be longhaired or shorthaired and can have many different colors and combination of colors.

Personality of Scottish Fold Cats

The Scottish Fold cats are sweet natured and placid and can easily adapt to people as well as other domestic animals. They are very affectionate, intelligent and playful as well as loyal.

They are known for sleeping on their back, in what is dubbed as the ‘Buddha position’.

Caring of Scottish Folds

The Scottish Fold cats do not need any specific grooming apart from regular brushing. However, it should be noted that they are prone to Polycystic Kidney Disease, Cardiomyopathy and Osteochondrodysplasia.

12 Responses to Scottish Fold Cat

  • Nelle says:

    cute little kitties.

  • Roxanne Dietz says:

    These cats are cute as all get out:-)I want one real soon

  • roz says:

    my kitty just passed i wondr if they have these at pound????????……….!!!!! ;) please reply. keep in mind im 11!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • 3921028319 says:

    They look so innocent and cute its sad that there pone to all those diseases

  • Rachel says:

    Most cat breeds are prone to those same diseases… especially kidney disfunction. Don’t let that deter you from this breed.

  • Nick van Dell says:

    this is the cutest cat i have ever seen the ears are amazingly cute

  • reece says:

    this looks like morrwenna
    br reece brown 16 lemon grove bordon

  • surya says:

    If you export please mail us.

  • Karen says:

    I had a beautiful Scottish Fold for 18 1/2 years. He was the most loyal, trusting and wonderful cat I have ever known. He was an angel kitty and I miss him terribly. Nutmeg 04/93 – 10/10/11

  • sandy says:

    We have a 6 month old scottish fold kitten. He is so cute, and yes he follows us all over the house and likes to lean on our feet when we’re in the kitchen. He is so snoopy and wants to get into everything, including the garbage. He is an absolute doll to have. He also gets along very well our other 3 cats. We love him and his habbits. This is my first scottish fold and we love having a lap kitty again. Our other 3 dont sit on us much. My only concern is , he loves to bite, and I am having a problem getting him to stop. HELP!!!!!!

  • sybil brittain says:

    where can i get one close to nashville tn

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