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Europé Standard

Category IIIEUREuropean Standard
General   the European can be compared to the kind of domestic cat, which has developed naturally, i.e. without having been subjected to special rules for breeding
Appearance the ideal European is presumed to be totally free of any admixture of other breeds
breeding should be based on the fact that it is a robust and supple cat, which is not different, from the point of view of anatomy, from the European domestic cat
Size medium to large
Head Shape fairly large
the face gives the impression of being rounded but is a little longer than its breadth.
forehead and skull slightly rounded
Cheeks well developed
Nose straight, of medium length and uniformly broad throughout its length
the transition between the nose and the forehead is marked by a shallow indentation between the eyes
Chin firm
Ears Shape medium in size, slightly rounded at the tips and may be tufted
the height of the ears corresponds to the width of the base
Placement set well apart and fairly upright
Eyes Shape Rounded and open; widely separated and set slightly oblique
Colour Clear and pure colour.
Green, amber, blue
odd eyed: one eye blue, the other one amber
Neck   mediun long and muscular.
Body Structure robust, strong and muscular, not cobby
chest round and well developed
Legs   strong and sturdy, medium in length and narrowing steadily into firm, round paws
Paws firm and round
Tail   medium long, rather thick at the base, tapers gradually to a rounded tip
Coat Structure short and dense; springy and glossy
Colour for colour varieties refer to the following tables
Remarks   colour varieties as a result from cross breeding with other breeds are not permitted
Faults Head
  • hanging jowl pouches
Faults precluding the certificate Head
  • definite stop of the nose
  • too cobby
  • too slender
  • long or wooly coat
  • any appearance of cross breeding (hybrid)


European Standard scale of points
Scale of PointsPoints
Total   100
Head general shape, nose, jaws and teeth, forehead, chin, neck, placement and shape of the ears, shape and size of the eyes 25
Eye colour   10
Body shape, size, bone structure, height of the legs, shape of the paws, shape and length of tail 25
Coat colour, markings and pattern, patching 20
quality and texture, length 15
Condition   5


European Standard colour varieties
Recognized Colour Varieties
Colour EMS Code *Remarks
White EUR w 61/62/63/64 A, B. C. D
Black/Blue/Red/Cream EUR n/a/d/e B, D
Black/Blue tortie EUR f/g B, D
Black/Blue/Red/Cream/Black Tortie/Blue tortie smoke EUR n/a/d/e/f/g s B, D
Black/Blue/Red/Cream/Black Tortie/Blue tortie tabby EUR n/a/d/e/f/g 22/23/24 B, D
Black/Blue/Red/Cream/Black Tortie/Blue Tortie silver tabby EUR n/a/d/e/f/g s 22/23/24 B, D, E
Van/Harlequin/Bicolour EUR n/a/d/e/f/g 01/02 61/62/62/64 A, B, C, D, F
EUR n/a/d/e/f/g 03 B, D


European Standard remarks
Eye colour A 61: deep blue
B 62: amber
C 63: odd eyed: one eye deep blue, the ohter one amber
D 64: green
E green or amber; green is preferable
Misc. F all eye colour varieties of Van/Harlequin are judged in the same class

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