Oriental Semilonghair

01.02.2017 15:34

Oriental Semilonghair


To Semi-longhair breeds

The medium sized, elegant cat is slender and muscular. The body is elongated and lithe. 
The rib cage and the shoulders are not wider than the hips. 
The legs are long and slender, the paws are dainty and oval. 
The tail is very long, whippy, thin at the base and ends in a pointed tip. 
The neck is long and slender.


The head is wedge-shaped. The wedge starts at the nose and broadens on both sides 
in straight lines to the ears. 
The nose is long and straight, the forehead is flat. The profile is slightly convex. 
The muzzle is fine, with a strong chin, forming a vertical line with the tip of the nose.

Ears The ears are very large with a broad base and pointed. They are set so that the outer 
edges continue the sides of the wedge.
Eyes The eyes are almond-shaped and set slightly at a slant, in harmony with the wedge-shape 
of the head. The distance between the eyes is not less than the width of an eye. 
The colour is an intense green.

The coat is of medium length and glossy. It has a silky texture and no undercoat. 
The tail is furnished like a plume.

Colour varieties

All colours and patterns without white and without points are recognized. The description 
of colours is listed in the general list of colours.

  • too deep set eyes
Faults excluding 
the CAC
  • more yellow than green pigmentation in the eye colour
Scale of points
Body 25 points
Head 25 points
Eyes 15 points
Coat texture 20 points
Coat colour and pattern 10 points
Condition 5 points