Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Lykoi

Contributor(s): Vetstream Ltd, Rosemary Fisher

Specification

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General information

  • First discovered in a feral colony in USA in 2010, a result of a natural recessive mutation.
  • Breed name recognized by the GCCF in October 2017, and granted Preliminary recognition in February 2020.
  • Breed name derives from Greek for wolves, a reference to the cat's appearance which is thought to resemble a werewolf.
  • Active and outgoing. Likes to interact with other cats and humans.
  • Intelligent and affectionate.
  • Can moult twice a year which can leave them looking nearly hairless.

Biological data

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

USA

  • Visit the Cat Fanciers' Association website to search for details of CFA Affiliated cat clubs: www.cfa.org.

UK


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