Asian Tabby (Cat)
Asian Tabby (Cat) is a medium length and size, muscular and feeling stronger and heavier than its appearance indicates; chest strong and rounded in profile; the back straight from shoulder to rump.
Body: Of medium length and size, muscular and feeling stronger and heavier than its appearance indicates; chest strong and rounded in profile; the back straight from shoulder to rump. Legs should be comparatively fine; paws dainty and oval in shape. Tail straight and of medium length, delicate at the base and tapering to a slightly rounded tip.
Head: Short, blunt wedge, contours gently rounded. Pronounced cheek bones, set wide. Distinctly curved profile. Strong chin and lower jaw.
Ears: Large, set wide apart, slight forward tilt; broad at the base with slightly rounded tips; the outer line of the ears continuing the shape of the upper part of the face.
Eyes: Large and set wide apart; the top line of the eye showing an oriental slant towards the nose, the lower line being rounded. Eye colour any shade from yellow to amber.
Coat: Very short, fine and glossy; close-lying and has hardly any undercoat. In all colour varieties the underside of body is slightly lighter coloured than the back. Body colour shows distinct pattern, the points being evenly slightly darker, when compared with body colour.
Colour Varieties: Any tabby colour is accepted, the descriptions of colours are listed in the General Colour Guide.
Faults: Pinch or hollow cheeks are faults. CAC should be withheld for green eye colour or white patches.