Skip to comments.Mee-HOWL! 'Werewolf' cat breeder reveals kittens that look like terrifying creatures of the night
Posted on 05/29/2020 4:17:33 AM PDT by C19fan
You'd be forgiven for thinking these kittens were adorable tiny werewolves - but they're actually an extremely rare cat breed that won't be caught howling at every full moon. Lykoi cats are famed for being only partially covered in hair and come with a hefty price tag for their werewolf resemblance, at around £2,000 a kitten. Dorota Strychar, 36, from Legnica, Poland, says she is the country's first breeder of Lykoi cats and has been breeding them since late 2017. She currently owns four adult cats and six kittens and has racke
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They look like Pet Sematary cats and kittens. Good to have at Halloween.
The Lykoi is a natural mutation from a domestic shorthair that looks like the popular idea of a werewolf. The mutation has occurred in domestic cats over the last 20 years. DNA testing has been done by UC Davis to confirm that the cats do not carry the Sphynx/Devon Rex gene. The breed was developed in Vonore, Tennessee. “Lykoi” means ‘wolves’ in Greek.
“I think that intentionally breeding hairless or partially-hairless cats is wrong.” I agree! And the same with hairless dogs, dogs so tiny that they develop more health problems,etc. A handler at a dog show told me that the modern English Bulldog puppy has a head too big to be delivered naturally and births have to be by C-section! That is terrible for the dogs - just to get a “look”!
Yes, I agree about the dogs, too.
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