Other names for the Karelian Bobtail are, Karel Bobtail, Carelia o Karellian. The mutation that gives this breed of cat with its particular shock tail, There was naturally. The same applies for the cat Bobtail Kurilian, whose place of origin is, in fact, on the other side of Russia, close to Japan (the Kuril Islands). The place of origin of the Karelian Bobtail cat is: Lake Ladoga – Russia – Republic of Karelia in the North West of Russia, quite close to St. Petersburg.
The breed is medium sized with a tail that can be between the 4 and 13 centimeters long. The tail is round or curves, and the long hair on the tail create the appearance of a pom pom.
The Karelian Bobtail is, as all cats bobtail, very nice. They have a very robust health, well adapted to survive in the harsh climatic conditions in the town of Karelia, and in an apartment in the city.
Cats are wonderful and become fast friends with other cats. They are curious and want to know everything.
The breed is easy to carry and can be maintained and reproduced without any problems.