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Farwest Pixiebobs: cats who think they are cowboys TM
ABOUT US
I/. THE ORIGINS
OF THE PIXIEBOB
- 2: THE BAY LYNX
- 3: CAROL ANN BREWER
- 4: PIXIE'S STORY
- 5: FONDATIONS
- 6: THE INCREDIBLE BOBCAT HYBRID
II/. THE PIXIEBOB'S
STANDARD
- 1: DESCRIPTION
- 2: POINTS
- 3: ILLUSTRATIONS
- 4: TEMPERAMENT
III/. LOCALISATION
- 1: in EUROPE
- 2: in the WORLD
IV/. FARWEST
PIXIEBOBS
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- 4: PAST KITTENS
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V/. SO you want
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- 1: KITTENS FOR SALE
- 2: THE DOG OPTION
VI/. YOU & YOUR
PIXIEBOB
- 1: SELECTING THE BEST
- 2: NUTRITION
- 3: HEALTH
- 4: GROOMING
- 5: TRAVEL
- 6: PLAY-TIME
- 7: SHOW-TIME
VII/. MEDIA RESOURCES CENTER
- 2/ GLOSSARY
- 3/ MEET THE PIXIEBOB
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II/. The pixiebob's standard
Part 3: illustrations
source: TICA Trend oct/nov 2001

Head:Shape and Size: Medium to large inverted wide pear; slightly rounded (convex) look.

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Ears: Medium in height, wide, deep base. Set as much on side as on top of head, with slight outward tilt. Top of ear rounded with lynx tips preferred. Paler thumb prints on back ears.

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Eyes: Medium sized, soft triangle. The heavy hooded bushy brow is one side of the triangle; the almost straight line downward on the inside corner of the eye (closest to the nose break), is the second side of the triangle and the bottom line of the eye, which slants upward the ear, is the third side of the triangle. Deep set, one eye-width apart, it is common for the Pixiebob to appear to be half asleep, gazing through partially closed eyes. Appearance of heavy fur above eye (brow). Eye makeup, there must be a band of cream or white directly surrounding the eye. Mascara must follow the corner of the eye downwards to the cheeks. Gold to brown color preferred, goosebery green accepted.

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Chin: Well-developed, fleshy with coarse fuzzy fur, in alignment qith the tip of the nose, depth of chin obvious.

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Muzzle: Full broad muzzle with definite break, and depth. Fleshy whisker pads.

Note: Description of Noze / Muzzle / Chin soft-sided diamond from bridge of nose to chin.

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Nose: Wide, slightly convex, with large nose leather. Brick in color. Slight nose bump. Profile: Slightly rounded forehead to eye ridfe, slignt concave curve from eye ridge to bridge of nose.

Note: Nose / Muzzle / Chin are very important to the overall look of the Pixiebob and equal 15 points.

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Body:

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Torso: Substantial and rangy, but with great depth. Medium to large in size. Females are proportionately smaller than males. Prominent shoulder blades producing a rolling gait. The back is not level, dip behind shoulder, upward slope slightly toward hips. Hips are medium width, prominent, slightly higher than shoulders with a long sloping croup to tail. The flank is deep and powerful, the chest is broad well-develloped. Primordial belly bouch on both males and females.

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Legs: Long, with heavy boning and muscular

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feet: Large, long and wide, almost round, with big knuckles and fleshy toes. Polydactyl: allowed, seven toes maximum. Leg and wrist must be straight when viewed from front. All toes must rest on the floor pointing forward. Foot must appear sound.


in: The Incredible Bobcat Hybrid Newsletters - editeur: Carol Ann Brewer

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tail: Articulated tail is desirable, however, kinks and curls are acceptable. Minimum of 2 inches in lenght, (approximately thumb length). Maximum to the hock, when hind leg is fully extended. Bone length determines the length of the tail. When relaxed, tail should be carried low.

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Musculature: Heavy muscular build.

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Boning: Heavy, dense boning.

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Coat /color / pattern:

length (PB): Short coat must stand up off the body. Dense belly hair is always longer than the rest of the coat.

length (PL): Medium, under 2 inches. Semi-dense, belly hair is always longer than the rest of the coat.

texture (PB): soft and wolly, having a loft. Is resilient to the touch.

texture (PL): Soft, lying closer to the body than shorthair.

Note: For both coats, facial hair is full and brushy in appearance, having a downward growth pattern. Appearance of heavy fur above eyes. Coat separates easily and is weather resistant.

Micellaneous: Seasonal coat changes effect, color, length and depth in short and longhair varieties. Hot weather reduces all but the ground color, which is intensified, in summer season. Winter season will give coat a Frosted appearance.

pattern: Small spots with or without rosettes, (broken mackerel pattern allowed), greatly muted by heavy ticking. Random spotting preferred. Belly must be spotted. In the summer time, the pattern is more easily seen than in the winter, when it is muted out. Pattern is secondary to type.

color: Light to medium shades of brown spotted tabby with warm / reddish tones preferred, broken mackerel (muted) spotting accepted. The agouti hair must have several bands of color. Wild hare appearance has a mandatory mouse base coat with reversed ticking having the lightest band at the top and ending in a darker band neat the skin. Medium to dark brown bands for the spotting. Light bands at the tips of each hair giving a frosted appearance to the coat, heavier in the winter. Chin to belly inner legs should be off white to creamy color with mouse gray base. Pale or light color belly to neck. Paw pads to the hocks, must be dark brown / black. Coat color is secondary to type.

   

last updated: 01/10/2012

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