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  •   Bombay 

General information

  • Descended from black American Shorthairs and Sable Burmese under the breeding programs of Nikki Horner during the 1950s.
  • Obtained breed recognition in the US in 1976, but remains rare elsewhere in the world.
  • Needs little grooming.
  • The characteristic brilliant-copper eye color may turn green as the cat ages.
  • Adapts well to family life, having a gregarious personality and an even-tempered nature.

Biological data

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Further Reading


Refereed papers

Other sources of information


  • Visit the Cat Fanciers' Association website to search for details of CFA Affiliated cat clubs
  • Bombay Breed Concil -


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