Ukrainian Levkoy

Infobox Catbreed
name = Ukrainian Levkoy

imagecaption =
altname =
nickname =
country = Ukraine
notrecognized =
extinct =
cfastd =
fifestd =
ticastd =
gccfstd =
aacestd =
acfastd =
acfstd =
ccastd =
otherstd =
note = |

The Ukrainian Levkoy is a cat breed of very original appearance, hairless and with folded ears.These cats are of medium size, the body is rather long, muscular and slender of rectangular format.The bare skin of Levkoy is soft and hot, it is excessive, elastic and wrinkled.Levkoy cat's peculiar features are: special angular contour of its head and "stepped" profile (dogface appearance) folded ears and large, but not well wide opened, almond-shaped eyes.They are very friendly and active. The cats express sexual dimorphism. [ [ RUI - Breed and colors ] ]


Work on breed creation has been begun in 2000. Sketches of appearance of a cat, definition of breed and a choice of the genotypes reflecting a phenotype were executed by Elena Vsevolodovna Birjukova (nursery "Ladacats", Kyiv, Ukraine, ICFA RUI Rolandus Union International). The first, registered Breeding commission ICFA RUI a cat the Ukrainian Levkoy, on a nickname "Levkoy Primero" was born on January, 21st, 2004. In 2008 in various the organisations of Ukraine and Russia it is registered more than 200 individuals of cats of this breed, the Ukrainian Levkoy much of them in the fourth generation. Some tens cats already live outside of the former USSR. [ [ About breed ] ]


External links

* [ The International Cat Fanciers' Association, Inc. Rolandus Union International (ICFA RUI, Ukraine)]
* [ The Catteries Union of hairless (naked) fold (lop-eared) cats of Ukrainian Levkoy breed]

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • List of minority cat breeds — See also: List of cat breeds The following is a list of minority cat breeds that do not have the recognition of major national or international cat registries, such as The International Cat Association (TICA) in the U.S., Europe, and Australasia …   Wikipedia

  • Украинский левкой — Украинский левкой …   Википедия

  • List of cat breeds — The following is a list of cat breeds recognized by various cat registries.Cats can also be grouped by according to appearance or function. Longhair and semi longhair *Aegean cat *American Longhair *Asian Semi longhair (or Tiffanie) *Balinese… …   Wikipedia

  • Список пород кошек — В этой таблице перечисляются породы кошек. FIFe Fédération Internationale Féline подразделяет породы кошек на 4 категории: I Экзотические и персидские II Полудлинношёрстные III Короткошёрстные и сомали IV Ориентальные (восточные) WCF World Cat… …   Википедия

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.