Cats with ears that curl too far more than 180 degrees or not far enough at least 90 degrees are disqualified.
Colors include: white, Blue, Black, Red, Cream, Lilac, Silver, Golden, Chocolate, and Brown.
While breeding outcrosses will be allowed to continue until 2010, this aggregate of breeders will more likely result in a consistent Curl well before the cut-off date.
However, cats are naturally clean animals that take care of their own hygiene.
Regularly exercising your cat and discussing healthy feeding with your veterinarian or the types of diet suitable for the American curls could help control obesity in the cat breed.
Stranger-friendly cats will greet guests with a curious glance or a playful approach; others are shy or indifferent, perhaps even hiding under furniture or skedaddling to another room.