See: Bobtail Karelia
Other names for the Karelian Bobtail, Karel Bobtail, Karelia or Karellian. The mutation that gives this breed of cat with its particular shock tail, There was naturally. The same applies to 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.