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About Our Scottish Fold Cats (from Wikipedia and the Cat Fanciers’ Association)

Scottish Folds or “lops” are a unique breed of cat named for their characteristic “owl-like” appearance which is due to a harmless gene mutation that causes the cartilage in their ears to fold forward and downward.  The origin of the breed can be traced back to a single barn cat named “Susie”, who lived on a farm near Perthshire, Scotland in 1961. All modern Scottish Folds share a common ancestry to Susie. The breed was officially recognized in 1961 and granted championship status the by the Cat Fanciers Association in 1966.

Scottish Folds are considered by many to be unusually devoted pets, often bonding very closely to a single owner. They have soft plaintive voices and large round expressive eyes with a sweet disposition. They are also a very relaxed, breed, comfortable around busy households and other pets. Oftentimes, they adopt a humorous sitting “Buddah” position which has become a characteristic posture of the breed.

Our two Scottish Folds – “Jeweli” (born December 2, 2010) and “Miss Myrtle” (born August 30, 2012) came to us from David at Montessori Cats in Jacksonville, FL Both cats are adorable pets with behaviors that are classic of this uniquely wonderful breed.

To our Scottish Fold Cats Album