The Toyger cat is an exotic breed characterized by its captivating tiger-like appearance. These domestic cats are known for their grand markings and energetic personality.
If you’re considering adopting a sweet Toyger, you’ll need to determine whether it is the perfect pet for you. Fortunately, you’ll find 13 intriguing Toyger facts to help you decide.
Although Toygers are small cats that look like tigers, they are entirely domesticated cats. You won’t find any wild blood in these cute cats.
The Toyger cat breed originates from cross-breeding between a Bengal cat and a striped domestic shorthair. The initial development of the Toyger occurred in the 1980s by a breeder named Judy Sugden.
In 1993, The International Cat Association (TICA) accepted the Toyger for registration only. The Toyger breed received full recognition in 2007 as a Championship Breed in the TICA.
Toygers are social, energetic, and affectionate cats. These high-energy kitties enjoy a good adventure, but they tend to stay close to their loved ones.
The Toyger is characterized by eye-catching dark brown to black markings on its soft fur. The coat pattern may be branched vertical stripes or stretched rosettes.
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