The Korat is a cat of happiness
In the homeland of the breed, these animals are considered sacred, as they portend good luck. For the wedding the bride is traditionally given a pair of kittens of this breed that symbolized a good marriage, prosperity and happiness.
Back in the old days were written "Cat book of poems". She started in 1350 and finished in 1767. In this folio it was found the first mention of animals inhabiting the high plateau, which is called Korat. Cat, sleeps on the borders of the land of Smiles, came to America as recently as 1959. And after only 6 years, these cats were recognized by the world Association of separate breed. In 1972, cat breed Korat moved to Europe. But to this day it remains rare.
In his native Thailand cats don't sell, they can only get in a special gesture. The Korat is an ancient cat, she is associated with many different legends. But by themselves, the kittens of this breed is a very expensive gift, because with them comes into the house of the welfare, prosperity and happiness.
Animals of this breed have a coat of gray-blue color. Pile length of the fur can be medium, but most of it is still short. CT – cat with green eyes. However, sometimes their color can be amber-green. Head shape similar to the heart, the ears are located far enough from each other. A reminder of the wild cats are large canines that are larger than the size of the teeth of cats of other breeds. These animals are quite small, compact, but muscular and tight.
Hind legs noticeably longer than the front. The weight of adult animals can vary from 2.5 to 4.5 kilograms.
Since cats of this breed domesticated in ancient times, they have a very calm nature. This is a very gentle and affectionate animals that love their owners. The nature cats are very persistent, they are incredibly impressionable. Negatively related to the presence in the house other animals. More or less favorable only to the cats of his breed. Animals are unable to stand alone, so locked up in the house very bored. Karaty very sociable, observant, but quite lazy and inactive. They love to lie on the windowsill or in a separate chair, watching the life of the family or the street. Cats can't stand the traffic and noise, so the fans a merry feast better not to have these animals. Also not suitable for these cats to families with children, because karaty prefer to be the only Pets of their owners and will not tolerate competitors. The Thais believe that these qualities say about the incredible generosity of cats.
The Korat – the cat is pretty healthy, although in some families find hereditary diseases. To atelosteogenesis — deadly diseases cats are a genetic mutation. Sometimes, unknowingly, bring cat carriers problematic genes. Unfortunately, in this case, all will die offspring. Growing up in cats of this breed is fairly slow – the animal is considered Mature by the age of five. Despite the natural origin of the breed, korty very intolerant of drafts.
The Korat is a rare breed not only for our country but for many others. Korat – a cat kennel which there is one for the whole Russia. It's called "Silvernews". The largest number of breeders of the breed is in the UK and the USA. So if there was a desire to bring a kitten from abroad, it is better to apply it to these countries. The value of animals of this breed can not be below $ 500. An animal breed, the Korat cat, the price (for Moscow and Moscow region) which is from 80 to 100 thousand rubles.
The content of the cats of this breed are rather undemanding, but still very important to feed them balanced foods. However, even breeders can't decide what kind of food is optimal for this breed. Of course, the easiest way is dry or wet food. But still preference is given to the food premium.
In addition to feed cats requires material objects which diversify the life of the animal. For example, corty would be happy to settle in houses or beds, purchased especially for them. They enjoy playing with various toys, a "scratchy".
Bathing cats is not very often, only when necessary. After washing needs to be dried in the dryer. To support the korath's coat in perfect condition, it only needs to be brushed once a week. Be sure to monitor the cleanliness of the ears. If necessary, clean them with a cloth dampened with warm water. Water should not be taken from the tap, it is better to use boiled.