All about the breed of cats Minskin

All about the breed of cats Minskin

Cats of breed Minskin are found in Russian apartments not so often. The fact is that kittens of this breed are extremely rare, and it is possible to buy this purebred minskin almost only in America. However, those who decided to buy such a kitten, have never regretted their choice. Shroud cheerful pet quickly conquers her charm of all households, no one leaving indifferent.

History of origin

The first kitten Minskin appeared in the USA in 2000. Work on the removal of the new breed began a couple of years before that in Boston. Breeder Paul Maksrochi wished to develop a short-circuit cat with shaded sections of the type of Siamese breed. By 2005, Paul was able to achieve 50 cats on the light, which fully responded to its requirements. For the receipt of Minsk region, a ragless Canadian Sphinx and Shroud Machinchin were crushed.

Later, Birmansk Cats and Devon Rex. The result was somewhat similar to cats of Bambino breed, Kitten was born with short legs and unusually silk skin.

Due to the fact that the first kitten appeared on the light recently, breed is considered young and even experimental, and therefore very rare. Work on the improvement of the breed continues at present. In 2008, Minsk were admitted to participate in exhibitions and received recognition of the International Cat Association. To date, the world has a little more than 100 individuals of this amazing breed.


The size of a purebred adult cat – Semi-Cobbies. The figure of the animal reminds Machcheck, whose mixture is. The growth is rather low, and the neck is long. Weight adult individual – up to three kilograms.

According to the standards of the International Cat Association, purebred minskin has the following standards:

  • Round Wide Head, pronounced chin, short and wide muzzle, Relief pads, neck flexible neck and well developed+
  • The ears are large, tense, wide, tips are slightly rounded, the base is wide, there are cats with miserable ears+
  • The eyes are rounded, large, widely planted, the look expectant, sensitive, somewhat adept+
  • nose at the end has a small bend, no bitter+
  • Mustache in different copies are rare, broken, there are no individuals+
  • The body seems long, in the thigh area of ​​the spine slightly raised, the wide chest has a strong muscles+
  • Paws are short, above and below the knee joint have the same distance, the hind limbs are somewhat longer than the front+
  • The tail is longer than the body, the diameter is narrowed from the base to the tip, the tail end is slightly dull+
  • The wool is short + on the face, ears, paws, on the tail and under the tail there are fur points + there are copies with fur legs, hips, shoulders, but without a belly+
  • In the young age, some individuals are noticeable to the ledges on the skin borrowed from the Sphinx+
  • Cat color is Solid, Torchi, Tabby, Painting with white inclusions, Colorpoint color is considered popular.


Despite low growth, Minsk region – very active, deft and nimble animals. They climb without any problems, easily jump on the cabinets and other furniture items. Their movement manner reminds ferrets. These are curious cats and cats, but not so self-confident. Minsk region are well for training, as they have a high intelligence, in relation to a person these individuals are pretty points, they are quickly learning and think well.

Despite the curious character, these cats do not differ in particular courage. They love care very much and poorly withstand loneliness. Cat Minskin prefers to always be in the attention of its owner’s attention, she likes to follow his movements, participate in household matters, follow the owner. And although the cat loves her caress, she tries not to impose with it to the owner. If the owner leaves on vacation, it is recommended to take a pet with me.

It does not deliver problems thanks to his deulsiveness and ability to quickly adapt to new conditions, and at home alone will yearn and can even get sick.

With other animals of individuals of this breed get along well, even with another cat, the Male representative of Minskin will find contact. Excellent these cats belong to dogs, birds, rodents. In the outdoor walking, this animal does not need a cat feels quite comfortable in an urban apartment. A large area is not required. Mischievous character and desire to play this breed is preserved to old age, so it is recommended to change toys often.

Do not forget to equip a separate lounge for a pet and equip the bratechka.

Conditions of detention

In the care of Minsk, there is nothing complicated, in some special conditions this animal does not need. Every day it is recommended to comb on the body of the Point Cats, for this use a brush with a soft natural bristle. Requires regularly smooth sponge torso and wipe the tear paths. Bathing is carried out 2-3 times a month, use for this procedure shampoo for shorthair cats.

Do not use hygienic and cosmetics.

We take a pet for cleaning the teeth into the veterinary clinic monthly. Once a week, inspect the ears, and if necessary, eliminate dirt and sulfur from ear shells with a cotton disk. Once a month it is recommended to take over the claws of Minskin. Regularly rub the tail of the cat in some degreasing agent. The fact is that all cats on the outside of the tail process under wool are hidden the sebaceous glands, the Minskins are not hidden in anything, and therefore the tail requires special care.

Do not use alcohol content.

Due to their intelligence, kittens are quite quickly involved in the tray, nAbout this is very clean animals, and if the owner did not clean the pot on time, a neat pet can go to the toilet in a clearer place than the owner’s discontent. So do not forget to carefully clean the toilet of the animal.

Cat food must be dry and wet feed classes Premium and SuperPremium. In the US, it is customary to feed these cats exclusively by purchased feeds, as they are balanced all the necessary pets elements are balanced. In Russia, some owners occasionally indulge their cats with natural foods, but it is important not to offer food “from the table”. Natural diet of any cat should include boiled meat and fish, cottage cheese, vegetables.

Despite the small sizes, the daily rate is the same as cats of other breeds, but it is recommended to feed Minskins more often, since they have no additional heating in the form of wool and therefore the energy is recycled faster.

We regularly visit the veterinarian, once a quarter handle the cat from the worms. To date, the breed has been little studied, and there is practically no information about its health. However, it is already known that representatives of Minskins are inclined to allergies and diseases of the musculoskeletal system. To avoid the problems of curvature of posture and deformation of the chest, pet is important to provide daily motor load.

It is allowed to cross the cats of this breed with sphinxes, cuffs, a drum or a homemade crotted cat. On average, breed representatives live 10-14 years.

Video about the features of the breed of the cats Minskin see below.

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