Appearance and features:
The Highlander has a long sloping forehead and blunt muzzle with a very wide nose. The eyes are wide-set and the ears are upright with a slight curl and a slight turn in the backward direction. Some have polydactyl paws.
Females can grow to between 10 and 14 pounds, and the males between 15 and 20.
Tabby , pure black, white with stripes, blue , bronzed color and also a red color almost like a jar of Cinnamon
The Highlander originated as a crossbreed
of the experimental Desert Lynx
breed and the Jungle Curl
, to add the latter’s curled ears to the former. As with Desert Lynxes, they are bobtailed
or short-tailed, have spotted or marbled markings, and resemble the bobcat
Despite the “big-cat look”, the Highlander is a human-oriented, friendly and playful cat, and very active and confident.
The Highlander displays tabby
or solid point coloration
in various colors.
Highlanders have no known health problems, and are fond of water. The body is substantial and very muscular.