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Latest revision as of 22:40, January 3, 2008

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Contents

Physical Characteristics

Breed Group:

Shorthaired Group.

Weight:

8-25 pounds.

Height:

Larger than average.

Color(s):

Savannahs come in many different colours and patterns, but some standard colourings are black, black smoke, brown spotted tabby, and silver spotted tabby.

Coat:

Savannahs have short coats that are easy to maintain.


Overview

Character:

Savannahs are very friendly and tend to be sociable cats, although some are more shy than others. These cats are also active and inquisitive and are very loyal companions.

Country of Origin:

USA.

History:

This breed was created in United States in 1986 when Judee Frank successfully crossed an African Serval with a domestic cat. The first breed standard for the Savannah was written in 1996, but this breed was not given any official recognition until the year 2000.

Name:

This breed was named "Savannah" as this was the name given to the first cat of its kind.

Temperament:

These assertive cats have a very friendly temperament. Savannahs like to spend time with their owners and tend to be quite interested in children and dogs.


Care

Training:

Savannahs are very intelligent and can easily be trained to play fetch and to walk on a leash.

Activity:

These cats are quite active and have an amazing jumping ability.

Ownership:

Sometimes described as dog-like, Savannahs are very loyal and will follow their owners around the house. Potential owners should keep in mind that these cats have a tendency to get into everything (including cupboards) so that some precautions may be necessary to prevent this from happening. Savannahs like to play with water, are easy to bathe, and make friendly companions.


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