To Semi-longhair breeds
The body is medium sized, muscular and relatively short, but yet slender and elegant.
The legs are of medium length and slender with oval paws.
The tail is of medium length, not broad at the base and tapers to a slightly rounded tip.
The head is a short, broad, equilateral wedge. The broad forehead is flat. The profile is
slightly curved at the level of the lower eye lids. The cheek bones are pronounced with
a distinct pinch. The muzzle is broad. Chin and lower jaw are firm.
The ears are medium sized with rounded tips, set high on the head and upright.Eyes The eyes are large, oval and slanted. They are set wide apart (at least one eye width between the eyes).
Eye colour corresponds with the coat colour.
The coat is of medium length, soft, silky and dense. It covers the entire body and tail in loose waves
and ripples. The special feature of this breed is the striking elasticity of the wave.
The colours chocolate and cinnamon, as well as their dilution (lilac and fawn) are not recognized in any combinations (bicolour, tricolour, tabby), also not the Burmese-factor and Abyssinian ticking.
All other colours and patterns are recognized. Any amount of white is permitted. The description of
colours is listed in the general list of colours.
Black-Tabbies display – besides the typical marking of the nose leather and the "M" on the forehead a
brown or golden colour tone without pattern on the body.
Exclusively Celtic Shorthair until 2011 (inclusive).
Scale of points
Body 20 points
Head 20 points
Ears 5 points
Eyes 5 points
Coat: texture, density, colour 15 points
Wave 30 points
Condition 5 points