Scottish Fold Longhair

Animal welfare relevant breed

Life expectancy

14 years

Height

Medium

Weight

4.5 kg

Coat texture

medium length / dense

Coat color

all colors, except chocolate, lilac, and all patterns except Siam pattern

Common illnesses

deafness / hypertrophic cardiomyopathy / joint deformation / breeding for animal-protection purposes / polycystic kidney disease (PKD) / obesity / osteochondrodysplasia (OCD)

Food expenses per month in €

about € 48

Suitable for children

Rather yes

Compatible with other animals

Rather not

First cat suitable

Rather yes

Needs a balcony

Rather not

Needs to go free

Rather not

Activity

Medium

Attention

Needs much attention

Care and grooming

High grooming effort

Nature

intelligent / playful / attached / cuddly / social / good-natured / focused on humans / likes to hunt

Common illnesses

deafness / hypertrophic cardiomyopathy / joint deformation / breeding for animal-protection purposes / polycystic kidney disease (PKD) / obesity / osteochondrodysplasia (OCD)

Place of origin

Scottland

Short description

Characteristic for the Scottish Fold Longhair are her folded ears. Due to the fold more earwax is produced, which has to be removed regularly. She is very social, therefore she should not be kept alone. She is gentle and loving. She needs varying activities and likes to play. Sometimes her hunting instinct can break through.

This information is indicative and adheres to the breed standard. Each animal is an individual and has a personal character, as well as its own needs. Thus, a breed is not a guarantee of certain behaviors, etc.