Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Scottish Fold

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  •   Scottish Fold 

General information

  • Cats with folded ears have been known for more than two centuries, but all Scottish Folds can be traced back to a white farm cat named Suzie, born in Scotland in 1961.
  • Also known as the Highland Fold, the Scottish Fold remains a controversial breed, as the distinctive fold is considered to be an undesirable deformity by some.
  • Popular throughout North America, the Scottish Fold is not recognized in its native country.
  • The longhaired variety is considerably more rare than its shorthaired cousin.
  • Gentle, sweet and sensible, highly affectionate and good with other animals and children, the Scottish Fold's adaptable personality makes it suitable for most lifestyles.

Biological data

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Further Reading


Refereed papers

Other sources of information


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


  • Visit the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy website to search for details of GCCF Affiliated cat clubs - www.gccfcats.org.