Delaying my actual post until I finish the detailing on this beauty – will get it up tomorrow when I can photograph in daylight. I figure the final piece for the month deserves the extra attention! What an amazing month it’s been…I managed to complete every piece just about on time, and am very happy… Continue reading Asian / Kalahari Dead Tree (in progress)
Australian Mist This crossbreed was developed in Australia by Truda Straede in 1976. By crossing Burmese, Abyssinians and assorted domestic shorthaired cats, a spotted shorthaired breed was created. Originally known as the Spotted Mist, the name was changed in 1998 to Australian Mist. This change reflected the fact that cats with marbled coats instead of… Continue reading Australian Mist / Dragonfly
Arabian Mau The formal Arabian Mau breed originated from a natural breed found in the desert of the Arabian Peninsula. For over 1,000 years, the desert cat has lived in the deserts of Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and the United Arab Emirates. Well adapted to the harsh environment, the descendants of the original landrace became hard-living… Continue reading Arabian Mau / Igloo
American Wirehair The American Wirehair resulted from a spontaneous mutation of the American Shorthair. The wirey-haired cat originated in upstate New York, USA, and ivelvetften found outside of the States. It is a rare breed, with only 22 currently registered cats (2015). Similar in nature to their Shorthaired relations, the easy-going American Wirehairs make great… Continue reading American Wirehair / Mini Red Velvet Cupcakes
American Shorthair The ancestors of American Shorthairs were ships’ cats, who traveled as ratters on ships coming from Europe to North America. On reaching their new home, these cats swiftly adapted to their environment , interbreeding with one another and native wild cats. The resulting cats were carefully bred early in the 20th century to… Continue reading American Shorthair/Birdbath
Abyssinian, Aegean and American Curl are at the printers! 5 limited edition A4 prints of each will be available, signed and numbered. Prints are ZAR300 each, including delivery in South Africa. Please email email@example.com for orders.
American Bobtail An uncommon breed which developed through mutation in the 1960s, the American Bobtail is distinguished by a short, stubby tail, about 1/3 to 1/2 of the length of a normal cat tail. They were not the result of breeding a domestic tabby cat with a wild bobcat, as urban legend has it. However,… Continue reading American Bobtail/Double Fold Death Defying Water Mystery box