- Half white and half another color
- Blue Point
- Type of Himalayan; gray points and a light gray or beige body
- White with red and black patches
- Chinchilla Golden
- Rich cream fur lightly tipped in black to create a golden appearance (Chinchilla Golden)
- Chinchilla Silver
- White fur lightly tipped in black to create a silver appearance (The shading is darker on Shaded Silvers.)
- Cobby Body
- Sturdy, round, and compact body shape
- Color Point Carrier (CPC)
- The cat carries the genetics to produce color point kittens possibly.
- Lighter version of red
- Dilute Calico
- White with blue and cream patches
- With the ancestry of the American Shorthair and Persian, this cat looks like a short-haired Persian.
- Extreme Face
- A Persian with the standard look - the nose is smaller and positioned higher on the face
- Mostly white with several large patches of color
- Himalayan (or Colorpoint)
- Type of Persian; points of color are found on the face, ears, legs, and tail.
- Offspring of 2 animals from the two 2 different breeds
- Lynx Point
- Type of Himalayan; tabby points
- White paws
- Persians genetically produced to be smaller than the standard
- Face, paws, and tail shading to a much lighter color on the body
- Prepotent (Genetically)
- Lines in question pass on their good traits; lines that can greatly improve a breeding program
- A female used for breeding; the word "dam" is found on pedigree forms.
- Seal Point
- Type of Himalayan; dark brown points and a body color anywhere between light brown and ivory
- See Solid
- Solid black or gray, but the roots of the hairs are distinctly white
- Same color all over; also known as Self
- Stud (or Tom)
- A male used for breeding; the word "sire" is found on pedigree forms.
- A patched tabby; an established silver, brown, or blue tabby with patches of red and/or cream
- Torbie Point
- Patched tabby points
- Tortie Point
- Type of Himalayan; tortoiseshell points
- Randomly patched all over with red and black; also known as Tortie
- Almost all white with color patches only on the head and tail
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