Oriental Shorthair Siamese
|Oriental Shorthair |
|Body: ||Medium sized, elegant cat, slim and muscular. Body long and supple. Neck long and slender. Chest and shoulders never wider than hips. Legs are long and slim. Paws dainty and oval. Whipped tail, |
very long, thin from base to end, tapering to a fine tip.
|Head: ||Wedged skull. The wedge flaring in straight outward lines on both sides from the nose to the ears. Long and straight nose, flat forehead. The profile is slightly convex. Fine muzzle, well developed |
chin, lining up with tip of nose in the same vertical plane.
|Ears: ||Very large, wide at base and pointed; outside lines are set to continue the wedge.|
|Eyes: ||Almond shaped, slightly slanted towards the nose, in harmony with the wedge shaped head. The distance between the eyes to be not less than eye width. Eye colour is viv id green, except for white cats. The Foreign White has blue eyes, the white Oriental green or odd eyes.|
|Coat: ||Very short, glossy and close-lying. Silky texture, no undercoat.|
|Colour Varieties: || |
All colours without white are accepted. The descriptions of colours are listed in the General Colour Guide.
|Faults: || |
More yellow than green shades in eye colour prevent from awarding CAC.
| ||Scale of Points |
| ||Body: ||25 Points |
| ||Head: ||25 Points |
| ||Eyes: ||15 Points |
| ||Coat Texture: ||20 Points |
| ||Coat Colour and Pattern: ||10 Points |
| ||Condition: || 5 Points |