(World Cat Federation), is a member of
В orgorushi “. Cattery Mekong Bobtail cat breed!
В in 2004, one of the young Russian
В but one of the oldest breeds of cats – Mekong Bobtail (formerly Thai bobtail). Many saw this cat called her Siamese. Do Siamese cats muzzle stretched. Siamese cat – a very different breed. At Mekong Bobtail and Thai Siamese breed of cats
В . The coincidence of these three colors of rocks, not a reason to call all of these breeds Siamese cats. Did you come to mind called Siamese reindeer, color is the same! A kangaroo with the same color. This is a natural color, the name “seal point” (point color emanating from a point).
В In the mid-70s in the USSR were imported many Thai cats. Called them as nothing but a Siamese. Feeble attempts to explain that this is not a Siamese, and thai ended in complete obstruction connoisseur. So among the townsfolk on a wave of popularity and stuck to Thai name – Siamese. But this is only a passing fad. The fact is that the history of this breed as a Siamese cat has far fewer years than the story of a Thai cat breeds bobtail. Thai bobtail launched by painstaking selection.
В Thai monks in monasteries centuries secretly cultivated breed of cats that could protect the offerings of believers and pilgrims. Through a long and painstaking selection of the monks have ensured that the cat began to protect peace in the churches, secretly watching the surroundings of monasteries and uninvited guests, if they do not stop after warning immobilize a special technique. These cats at the same time have a good and sweet temper and endless devotion to his master. And until now, Thai monks Thai prevent visitors “get acquainted” with the cat guard the monasteries.
В Recently, the majority of breeders, it was noted that the Thai Bobtail common in Russia, is very different from a Thai cat in many ways. Based on this
В in the city of Essen (Germany) decided to change the name of the breed, so as not to draw an analogy with the Thai breed of cat.
В Of the many proposals put forward in the end chose the name Mekong Bobtail. Mekong River – the longest river in the Indochina Peninsula. From the territory of the countries where the Mekong flows, and many were taken ancestors tribal lines.
В Congratulations Vladimir Kuyko (Riga, Latvia)
В (Vilnius, Lithuania)!