In 1981 appeared the first cat with a "curly" ears. They were representatives of the breed American Curl. The origin of this breed put a stray cat with curled ears, discovered in 1981 in California. "Curly" ears in cats is a dominant trait and emerged as a result of natural genetic mutation.
American Curl - a slender cat with a head of medium size and large slanted eyes. Moderately well-fed, strong animal with sleek lines and fun wrapped ears. Coat smooth and silky.
Since the foundation breeds served as house cats, the breed recognized by any colors. Head-on small to medium, moderately narrowed. Nose of medium length with the curvature should not be pronounced stop. The eyes are round, big. Ears erect, open, curved directly backward. The body is of medium size, strong. Feet round. Fan-shaped tail.
Kittens American Curl are born with normal ears. But from the second to tenth day of the ears begin to curl back. The formation of the curl lasts for 4 months.
Note the careful treatment of the ears, to not break down cartilage. In contrast to the normal cat ears, which are soft cartilage, which is in the ears of the American Curl is resistant to mechanical stress.
American Curl - the cultural and intellectual breed of cats. Despite his love for the game, American Curl to communicate with other cats prefer to communicate with the owner. They are easy to education, like walking to the host, are fast friends, unpretentious and no need to pay special attention.