cat breed scottish fold

geneticallymodifiedmemes  asked:

Honestly, my favorite thing about cats is that most of them are cat shaped. You can go to any shelter and pick out a kitten and have a really good idea of what size it will become- unlike a mutt puppy who can shoot up in size or stay tiny. Cats are honestly so great and I'm so glad that the majority of them are just... functional. Honestly, all these designer breeds that effectively cripple cats (eg Scottish folds, twisty cats, etc) are disgusting. Let cats be cats!

Give it time. Humans crave novelty, and unfortunately that doesn’t always mean the best outcome for the cats.

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Gimo, an online ‘celebrity’

Gimo, a Scottish Fold cat, has apparently become the cutest cat on social media after its photos were circulated on Instagram.

The fluffy black cat lives in Seoul, South Korea, and has gained thousands of followers under its account. Whether standing on its hind legs, sitting in a cardboard box or just looking directly at you, its big, round eyes are gleaming with loveliness and enchantment.

The Scottish Fold is a breed of domestic cat with a natural dominant-gene mutation that affects cartilage throughout its body, which causes the ears to bend forward. Therefore, the cat is often described as an “owl-like” look. 

(Photos from its Instagram, 1room1cat)

The signs as cat breeds
  • ♈ Aries: Ragamuffin cat
  • ♉ Taurus: Munchkin cat
  • ♊ Gemini: Siamese cat
  • ♋ Cancer: Scottish fold
  • ♌ Leo: Somali cat
  • ♍ Virgo: Egyptian Mau
  • ♎ Libra: Chartreux
  • ♏ Scorpio: Norwegian Forest cat
  • ♐ Sagittarius: Bengal cat
  • ♑ Capricorn: Sphynx cat
  • ♒ Aquarius: Ragdoll cat
  • ♓ Pisces: Exotic shorthair cat
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JUNE RELEASE! Chinmari Munchkin

Look at theeeese! Oh my gosh. While I’ve always been a fan of the Tsuchineko, I will admit that I’ve always hoped that AMUSE would someday make a kitty series more like the Mameshiba: with all the cuteness of the Tsuchineko faces, but standing upright on four legs. (The Higemanju are cute: just not really my thing.) Looks like AMUSE has delivered!

The Chinmari Munchkin seem to be based on the popular Munchkin breed of cats, and there’s also a Scottish Fold in there. I know I’m grabbing one of the calico kitties for myself!

Meet Sebastian.

This is my cat.

His name is Sebastian.

He’s your typical, cuddly cat.

Sebastian is a Scottish Fold. This breed of cat, while adorable and extremely friendly is highly susceptible to a rare and severe condition.

Tragically, he recently started exhibiting signs of this condition. I’m afraid he has a grave case of… THE DERPS.

anonymous asked:

Wipe your cats face more often. There shouldn't be that much build up if you're properly caring for it.

He has a cold right now and he’s on medication for it and I clean his eyes and nose when there is buildup sometimes I just take cute pics first so please don’t tell me how to care for my cat when his health is literally my main priority k thx

Also if you know anything about cats you should know that Scottish folds and other “flat faced” breeds can have chronic runny eyes which is in no way a reflection on their health but just because they have shorter tear ducts so having to wipe his eyes is completely normal BYE FELICIA

anonymous asked:

Have you ever seen a Scottish fold? It's a cat breed that it feel terry would be. It's so cute!

Terry: I’m angry because my ears are flat.


Terry: …


Terry: And nobody is coming to pet me and give me food. This is a bloody outrage.

docterjiaaaaaaaaaaaang  asked:

In the Scottish Fold cat post, is there a breed or type of cat that just looks like the cat but without the crippling arthritis?

Cats with forward-folded ears? Nope, it’s the cartilage disorder that causes the folding.

The closest thing might be the American curl, which has backwards-folding ears. It’s a fairly healthy breed as far as I know.