Most people have a liking for pet animals and for them cats are no exceptions. People may find a variety of cats depending on their body types. It is easy to spot the difference between the stocky Persian and the long, lean, Abyssinian cat. To see how well they differ, it is best to see these cats in action.
Different Body Types:
Given below is the information of body types of different cats:
1. Traditional Applehead: Traditional Applehead cat is big-boned, more stocky and heavier of the three Siamese cats. The cat has a large bone structure. Head of the traditional applehead cat is similar to the shape of an apple. Nose of the cat has a dip, which can be seen when the head turns on its side.
2. Traditional: Traditional Siamese cat has a medium-sized bone structure. The head is oval which tilts vertically. Traditional cat has an elongated face as compared to the Applehead cat. It is athletic in appearance. Body coat of all three traditional Siamese cats are dense and short. The coat is also springy and soft to touch.
3. Traditional Classic: Traditional classic cat has a muscular, elegant, an athletic shaped body. The cat is as healthy as the traditional and traditional applehead cat. The cat has light feet and a slightly elongated shape to its head. It has an elongated body, tail and legs. The cat does not have a dip at its nose.
4. Wedge Siamese: The wedge Siamese is extreme in body type and elongated. It has the head like the shape of a wedge or a triangle, very pointed and sharp. In addition, the head is delineated and the chin is aligned. The head appears wedge-shaped from the tip of the cat’s nose to the corner extending to large ears. The cat has slanted eyes of almond shape. Remaining part of the cat’s body is thinner, longer, svelte looking and tubular. The cat has a wider nose as compared to the traditional cat.
5. Siamese Mix Oriental: Cat of this type has an elongated slender body, long nose, large ears and almond-shaped eyes.
Other Body Types:
Below mentioned are some other popular body types of cats:
1. Cobby: Cobby cat has a muscular, short and compact build. It has short nose, small ears and roundish eyes. Persian cat is one good example of cobby cat.
2. Persian Cat: Persian cat has a round, broad head. It has large eyes, full cheeks and short nose. The cat has round-tipped ears that tilt forwards and has ear tufts. Neck of the cat is short and thick. The cat has a solid body with broad chest across the shoulders. It has large paws. Body coat is silky, wavy and shiny. It has a short tail.
3. Turkish Van: This cat has a thick, strong body. It has round, large, slanted eyes. The cat has a long bushy tail. Its large ears rest on the top of its head. The cat’s body coat is pure white.

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