The pixiebob's standard
Part 4: The temperament of the pixiebob
Busy but never hyperactive.
Exhibit an unusually strong bond with their
Excellent companions for children.
Love to travel in the car.
Will train easily to walk on a lead.
Will train to fetch (many do this without training).
Perfect house or flat pets.
Extremely quite with an occasional chirp or
Gets along well with other animals.
Loves to play.
"Farwest Pixiebobs are cats who think they are
are large and look like small bobcats. They are known to be very
intelligent. The only odd thing about them is that they act like
dog! They play fetch and walk on a leash!...
People should know how wonderful
the pixiebob is with children. So helpfull in many cases. Due
to its gentle, so gentle temperament.
: Never agressive, the pixiebob is a very cuddly cat.
It is the friend of all the family. The pixiebob shows its attachment
by following everywhere one or the other of its human family.
Everywhere! Always calmly. Always present.
should be the case of any balanced and intelligent animal, a real
pixiebob will always prefer to go to hide rather than scratch
when something scares it! Most of the time it is just friendly
and cuddly. Read a book, or watch television
and you will find that a pixiebob will be quick to come snuggle!
They are very friendly, especially compared to some other cats.
One of our baby male (5 month old here) and his
4,5 years master
the pixiebob excels with children and builds strong attachment
to family members, including other animals, especially
Our pixiebobmakes us think of a puppy! She is always
asking us to play with her, holding the toy she would like us
to play with in her big teddy-bear paws. When she is excited,
super happy, she joyfully wags her little tail!
The doglike personality of the pixiebobPixie Bobs do very well
with leash training and can be taken for walks. It is important
to chose a full body harness when attempting to take your Pixie
Bob outside for a walk. This way you and your Pixie Bob can enjoy
the outdoors - without the dangers.
Its mewing is low, but is heard and understood by its
Léo'Malley du Farwest, 10 months ol pixie-bob male © Nathalie Bent
Like all cats that respect themselves (and it is in this case!),
it will always go to its litter box... subject of course to it
being regularly cleaned.
It will take a pixiebob 4 years to fully mature!... The male
pixiebob averages 12 to 22 pounds and the female pixiebob averages
8 to 12 pounds.