Scottish Fold Cats are a quiet pet. Here is your informative A-list of Scottish Fold Cats. The longhaired Scottish Fold is also known as Highland Fold, Scottish Fold Longhair, Longhair Fold and Coupari. In 1961, a shepherd noticed that there was a cat had unusual fold ears at a farm near Coupar Angus in Perthshire, Scotland. He informed the cat’s owner. The owners named the cat Susie and Susie gave birth two year later. Two folded ear kittens were born. A London breeder named took one kitten for breeding program and the new breed is called Scottish Fold. Today Scottish Fold Cats are excellent family pet for us.
Facts about Scottish Fold Cats
- Temperament – The Scottish Fold is friendly, intelligent, placid, quiet and loyal. They are affectionate with family and thrive on human companionship. They do not require constant attention. Scottish Fold Cats have a tiny voice, do not overfeed this cat breed. They can adapt with different environment easily. They are not shy cats and they will always be around at home. They can get along with children and other pets.
- Appearance – All Scottish Fold kittens are born with straight ears, the ears will fold after three weeks. The Scottish Fold has a medium-sized body. Their ears can fold forward and downward. Some cats can have a single fold. They have a round head and come with a pair of large round eyes. You will find them look like an owl. They have a short neck.
- Coat color and pattern – Scottish Fold Cats have a thick double coat, it is either longhaired or shorthaired. All coat color or combinations of colors are accepted except lavender, chocolate, the Himalayan pattern and any combinations of these colors with white.
Scottish Fold Cats Breed Information
|Weight||9 – 13 lbs (male) and 6-9 lbs (female)|
|Group||Natural Cat Breed|
|Exercise Ability||Let them play and run around, they may enjoy hunting sometimes|
|Life Span||10 – 15 years|
|Litter Size||4 to 6 kittens|
|Grooming Requirements||Weekly brushing is needed and longhaired Scottish Fold require daily grooming|
The Scottish Fold has no common health issue; basically this is a healthy cat breed.
If you are interested in this cat breed, you may adopt Scottish Fold Cat from Scottish Fold Cat rescue or look for Scottish Fold Cat breeders.