The American Curl Cat It is a breed of cat is characterized by its unusual ears that curve behind the face towards the back of the skull. The ears of a American Curl should be treated with care because rough handling can damage the cartilage of the ear. The race originated in Lakewood, California , as a result of a spontaneous mutation. In June of 1981, two Street cats were welcomed by a family Ruga. The kittens were long-haired, one black and the other black and white. The family called them Shulamith and Panda, respectively, but Panda disappeared several weeks later, Shulamith was female based on race American Curl Cat.
The American Curl it is a medium size cat (3-5 Kg.), reaches maturity to the 2-3 years of age. They are strong and healthy, free of genetic defects that affect many cats of race.
Cats are born with straight ears and will begin to turn the ten days. After four months, your ears will not close more. A quality pet American Curl they can have their ears almost in a straight line, but show cats must have ears curved in an arc between 90 and 180 degrees. One greater angle is preferable, but cats will be disqualified if their ears touch the back of their skulls.
The American Curl, both long hair and short hair soft and silky layers of hair they have. They require little preparation, and love to spend time with their owners.
Character and skills
The Curl it is an easy breed to teach, you won't have any problem when bring you any object, and you will never lose his love for the game. They are also known for his affinity with children.
This race has for some decades, the most popular pet in North America and California is where there are more active breeding programmes.