Tufts - The small clusters of hairs at the tips of some cats' ears and also between the toes. More common in long-haired cats.
Undershot Jaw - This is when the lower jaw protrudes further than the upper jaw, and the front teeth do not meet.
Tufts: Hair on the tips of the ears and or between the cats toes.
Tufts on the tips of the ears are permitted only in the long-haired type.Eyes are medium or large, almond-shaped, located far enough, giving an "open look". Placed at a slight angle to the base of the ears.
TUFTS - Cluster of hair growing close together.
TYPE - Conformation, the general form, structure.
UNDERCOAT - The wooly or down hairs under the longer guard hairs.
Pulling out tufts of hair
Miliary dermatitis (crusty papules)
Eosinophilic plaques (look similar to hot spots in dogs)
Linear granulomas (long, thin, red lesions)
Mutilated skin ...
Ear furnishings: Tufts of hair that grow in and around the ears. .
Ear mites: Tiny insects that feed on the lining of the ear canal.
The ear tips, tufts, facial markings, toe tufts, heels, top and tip of tail are the same colour as the ticking. It is preferable for there to be darker shading along the spine and top of the tail.
Touch: A cat has about twenty-four movable vibrissae ("whiskers"), in four rows on each upper lip on each side of its nose (some cats may have more), in addition to a few on each cheek, tufts over the eyes, bristles on the chin, ...
Ears: Large, tall, wide at base, tapering to appear pointed, with lynx-like tipping and inner tufts extending beyond the outer edge of the ears. They are set high on the head, the distance between them being equal to the width of an ear at its base.
wide chin Nose a gentle dip from the forehead to the broad, medium long straight nose, without a definite stop Ears Shape medium sized, wide at the base, slightly pricked forward rounded at the tips, and open at base with lynx-like tufts and long ...
Three or more generations removed from their wild ancestors, Desert Lynx cats are bred to resemble their wild cousins as closely as possible, with ear tufts, ruff, coat pattern and size very much like the wild bobcat.
Ear furnishings - Hair tufts of that grow around and in the ears.
Easy Mind System - A system used by FiFe to replace colour and breed names with a simple alphanumerical system.
Tufts of fur are found behind the ears and in between the toes, and the hind legs sport furry “pantaloons.' The Nebelung’s coat does not reach full maturity until it is approximately two years old.
I think he might be half because he has the length and weight, and the tufts of fur on his feet as well as very big feet and a long bushy tail. He does not have tufts on his ears tho and he is 1.5 years old (vet- teeth estimate).
The longhaired variety has toe tufts.The Head is broad modified wedge, with slightly curved contours, slightly longer than wide and carried on a medium-length neck that may appear short due to musculature.
In the winter, the hair is thick and long, with a full ruff at the chest and even full tufts of fur between its toes. In the summer, the hair sheds to leave a short light coat.
Straight ears are large and set wide apart, usually with feathering and tufts on the tip. Curled ears are smaller than in the Desert Lynx and set wide apart, usually with feathering and tufts on the tip. Ears curl backwards at the tips.
Like wild bobcats, many Pixiebobs have lynx-like tufts of hair on the tips of their ears. The hair on their face grows distinctively downward, giving them the appearance of having “muttonchop' sideburns.
is a cat of contrasts, the undercolour being as white as possible with the hair tips shading to defined colours, the dark points being most defined on the back, head, legs, paws and tail and the light points on the frill, flanks and the ear tufts.
The hair on the ears is short and close lying, but the ears may have ear tufts. The inner ears are a delicate, almost transparent shell pink. The eyes are large, alert, and almond shaped, with a slight slant toward the ears.
The Maine Coon's shaggy, weatherproof coat, full plume tail and ear tufts provide protection from harsh winters. The coat comes in three types - down, fawn and guard.
The first is the inverted ¿V¿ facial pattern that should extend from the mouth to the whisker tufts above the eyes. This pattern is governed by the piebald white spotting gene symbolized (S).
The tail is fluffy and full; their feet have tufts between the toes. Their large, almond shaped eyes range in color from intense green to rich copper. The Somali has an agouti, or ticked, coat with four to twenty bands of color on each hair.
The Maine Coon is a breed of cat easily distinguished by their size, long hair and ear tufts. They are large cats with the males being larger than the females.
Black or dark brown.
Pad tufts black, white or pewter.
Deep defined nose stop
Incomplete lip- or nose liner
Pink on paw pads
Uneven jaws (undershot or overshot) ...
Coat Type, Color & Grooming: The coat is well designed to withstand the harshest of winters, but by spring it sheds its dense, woolly undercoat, leaving only the magnificently plumed tail and the tufts of its ears and feet to remind you that ...
Designed exclusively by Mother Nature, the ears of the unique Curl cat can be likened to those of a Lynx with long tufts fanning outward accentuating the swept back look of the Curl Cat, while complementing the Curl's overall stylish elegance, ...
The ruff should be very full about the neck and continue down in a frill between the legs. The ear tufts should be long and curved and the toe tufts long and full. The tail when brushed out should be especially full.
A fluffy, full tail and tufts between the toes compliment its gorgeous appearance. Adding to this is a ticked or agouti coat with four to twenty bands of color on each hair.
The Chausie is currently accepted in black, brown ticked tabby, and silver tipped colors. Ear tufts are highly desirable. They should be long and lean, not cobby or thick-bodied, with boning sufficient to carry the cat without making them seem chunky.
The Pixie Bob resembles the Bobcat in many ways: a heavy bone structure, similar fur pattern, short bobbed tail and ear tufts.
In summer, the only really long fur that remains is on the tail and the tufts in the ears and between the toes.
Some Devons have tufts of hair on the ears that resemble earmuffs.
The eyes of the Devon Rex can be any color, including blue, usually seen in colorpoints, and aqua, usually seen in mink-colored cats.
Feel for matting together of tufts of hair or blood at the puncture site. Do not dismiss small holes as insignificant. Apply gentle pressure at the site and judge the cat's reaction for pain. Repeat this test the next day.
The American Curl ears have been compared to those of a Lynx with long tufts accentuating the swept back look complimenting the Curl's overall sophistication, stylish elegance, and alluring beauty.
Shorter fur across the shoulders
Tail is fluffy and full
The feet have tufts between the toes
Large, almond-shaped eyes range in color from intense green to rich copper
Recognized in four colors: ruddy, red, blue and fawn ...
In response to the extreme temperature ranges found in the mountainous region around Lake Van, the Turkish Van has adapted by shedding its long coat for a shorter cooler one in the hot summer season and in the winter it grows tufts of hair between ...
Another anecdote, unlikely but at least possible, holds that the Maine Coon was produced by bobcat/domestic cat trysts, which would explain the ear and toe tufts and the impressive size of the breed.
The head is triangular with a wide and straight nose. Necks tend to be muscular and the chin is on the heavy side. The ears of the Forest Cat are fairly high on the head, long, pointed and proud with long tufts.
These unique ears start out straight, but after just a few days begin to curl back in a lynx-like fashion with feathery tufts sticking out.
The ears are medium to large in size, wide base, rounded tips ear tufts allowable. The nose is broad & short, square muzzle, prominent whisker pads, solid color nose leather, brown, black, pink.
Frances Simpson was an early champion of Persians and devoted considerable space in her 1903 book "The Book Of The Cat" to Persians "distinguished by unusually long coats, round heads, tiny ears, and wonderful toe tufts" (she also included the Maine ...
bi colors, solids in either shorthair, found mostly on the west coast, and longhair (as the original American Curl) on the east coast. Longhairs are very silky to the touch and a medium body length coat, with plumed tails and fanned out ear tufts.
Tufts Hair growing from the ears or between the toes. Whip A long, thin tapering tail. Seen in the Siamese, for example. Updated on July 20, 2000.
Sources: A Standard Guide to Cat Breeds, Richard H. Gebhardt, ed., McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1979, pp.
See also: Behavior, Taper, Ruff, Veterinarian, Shelter