Lost breeds of cats

Cyprus Cat, 1856

Cyprus Cat, 1856

I stumbled upon this page of lost cat breeds from the late 1800s and early 1900s.

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One Response to “Lost breeds of cats”

  1. cg Says:

    It looks like a Saint Helen’s cat, one of two breeds unique to Cyprus. The other breed known as Aphrodite is long legged and with taller pointed ears. Cyprus introduced the domesticated cat to Europe 8,500 years ago.

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