As we all know, there is the various color of the British Shorthair cat that really attracting and one of them is cinnamon British shorthair cat. This color is really unique and makes the cat look so cute and also adorable. By the name, maybe you imagine that the color is same as the cinnamon. That’s true because the color is brown and really eye-catching. Let’s get close to them and know all about the cat.
The history of cinnamon British shorthair cat
You know that a color of the cat is basically formed from the cat’s parent. If two cat mates and have a different color, they will probably birth in the color that same as the parents or the mixture color from both parents. This method is also used by some people to get a new cat color like the cinnamon British shorthair cat.
The cinnamon color is the result of combining color of the cat by the breeder. They do an experiment by breeding Siamese with cinnamon color to a Persian cat. After that the result of the Persian cat breed with the British Shorthair cat to get the cinnamon color. The cinnamon color is a result of the chocolate and black mutation gene. But before that, we must know that black is dominant and brown is recessive.
To make sure that the result will get a cinnamon color, so the cat must have two cinnamon genes. So, the kitten will carry the color from the parents and make it get a cinnamon appearance. Besides that, the cat will also get the fawn color by mate the cinnamon cat with two dilute genes. The process of diluting the genes will reduce the pigment of the fur and diluted color from the stronger color version.
Now you will know that breeding process to get the cinnamon British shorthair cat is really complicated. So, it is understandable why the price of this cat is very expensive not only because unique but also because of the hard process.