Pastor New Zealand

Huntaway (New Zealand Huntaway or Pastor New Zealand) It is a breed of dog native of New Zealand What, Since its early inception, they were used to drive vast herds of sheep using their strong and deep bark. The breed is relatively new, its existence dates back to the Decade of 1900.

Although it is today widely considered as a breed apart within the working dogs and still has not been recognized by any canine club.

The true story of the origin of the breed Huntaway, also known as Pastor New Zealand, is not exactly known but, There are many theories that sheds light on it.

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The origin of the breed Mandalay, of New Zealand, It began with the accidental crossing between the domestic short hair cat and Burmese, removed the gene of Burma. These crosses were performed independently by Dorothy Horton and Pat Hogan in the South of the island, and Jan Parsons in the North.

The accidental mating occurred for the first time in 1980 a Burmese female and a black cat without race named Tom.

Essentially, a Mandalay has the same type and temperament than a cat Birmano, with the exception of colors and hue of your eyes, that are an amber yellow in Mandalay.

In England, the equivalent of the Mandalay is the Bombay and in some New Zealand breeding programs, the import of the Bombay has been used to produce cats Mandalay. The us.UU. They also have an equivalent to the Bombay. Bombay English is only recognized in black.

The Mandalay are raised in New Zealand in a wide variety of colours and this is a fundamental difference between their counterparts in Bombay in the United Kingdom. The colors are the same, but more intense and more silky fur than the Burmese.

Jungala Ocicat

Most people have heard or seen the Ocicats, but you never hear about classic “Jungala”. It is likely that is not a picture of one in a web site, that farmers are allowed to breed with them, However, they may not exhibit them. Our standard CFA Ocicat has shown only for announcements of the OIC and there are three additional variants in the OIC race, the classic “Jungala,”, the striped classic Ocicat in New Zealand called Jungala cat, as well as the name of the Ocicat breed ('OIC'), It is derived from the name of the cat of Ocelot, a Central American cat “Wild” or a cat “jungle”, the new name in Spain to the “Jungala”, It is also taken from the Sanskrit word meaning “the jungle”.

This race was achieved by the crossing of a mixture of Abyssinia, Siamese and American short hair. As such, is a home race, that was selectively bred to emulate the ocelot is found in nature, while retaining the friendly disposition of domestic.

The so-called “Jungala” is an Ocicat spotless. Or more specifically, a cat with genetic Ocicat expressing only a Tabby Classic pattern. The conformation and personality type are exactly the same as an Ocicat, but the pattern must conform to that of the striped classical model of the American short hair.
OIC-Classic has a large circle of shooting on each side of the torso widely defined with a beautiful color contrast. Their stomachs are also marked with spots. The spotted kittens are very nice, the classical coloring is awesome, with a luxurious and exceptional velvety color, an authentic and unusual combination of colors. Are highly prized for its stunning beauty. This pattern is especially striking when viewed in a silver Tabby, where the silver under light allows a strong contrast with the marks of the final layer color depth.

Jungala cats, like their counterparts Ocicat, they are very sociable and somewhat similar to dogs in their devotion for the people. They are bright, easily manageable and often are outgoing, even with strangers. As such, they are an ideal cat for households where there are other pets and children.


Clippercats they are a breed recognized recently, are being developed under strict guidelines. In a nutshell, they are the Antipodes Clippercats SH or LH cats with polydactyly toes. Poly - meaning “many” and Dactulos - meaning “toes”. Unlike the United States.UU., Clippercats (national origin polydactyls / Antipodes) they may not be raised for other Clippercats, and there are strict rules established by the registry for its breeding to ensure that all registered Clippercats are the heterozygote form of this mutation.

See: Antipodes

Breeds of cats: Clippercat