Dew claw: The first digit found on the inside of the leg above the front paws.
Dilute: A paler version of a primary color. The dilute of black is blue and the dilute of red is cream.
Division: A cat show term that signifies a subdivision consisting of two or more color classes.
Cats usually have 5 claws on their front paws.. (4 plus a dew claw) and 4 on each back paw. Cats with the polydactyl mutation can have between 5 and 7 toes on their front paws and between 4 and 7 on their rear paws.
Where do Polydactyls come from?
The front feet have white toes to as high as the dew claw and the back feet are white from one-fourth inch above the toes to as high as one-fourth inch above the hock joint at its point. White on the feet should be as even and regular as possible on both the front and back feet.
White going passed the dew claws in front or the hocks in back is not desireable.
Overall Appearance: This should be a full-bodied, full-coated large size cat with a regal presence. Well-pointed color and four white paws with blue eyes all required.
See also: Breed standard, Breeder, Chocolate, Blue, Breeding