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The Ocicat looks very much like the wild Ocelot, a wild cat with a spotted coat. spotted coat. Although they look wild, they are very friendly, playful and intelligent cats. intelligent.
Designed to emulate wild ocelots, the ocicat brings the visual excitement of a big cat, without a drop of wild blood.
The ocicat was created to do exactly what its name suggests: look like an ocelot! Like breeds such as the toyger or the bombay, the ocicat was bred to mimic the appearance of a big wild cat, but without a drop of wild DNA in its make-up.
With its remarkable spotted coat, the ocicat is a unique conversation starter. These cats have very social personalities, sharp minds and dispositions that have been described as “dog-like”. Thanks to their striking fur, ocicats are not difficult to recognise. (These cats have brown or golden thumb-shaped spots all over their bodies. On rare occasions, ocicat kittens manifest themselves with solid colours, pointed coats, or even classic tabby patterns, but in general, this breed has these unique spots. Ocicats come in a dozen colour variations: fawn, chocolate, cinnamon, blue, lavender and fawn, plus silver variants of all of the above, except fawn, and silver-black.
Regardless of colour, ocicats are well muscled and athletic cats. The breed is usually slightly larger than the typical domestic cat, with males weighing up to 15 pounds. They have wedge-shaped heads, large oval paws and triangle-shaped ears set at a 45-degree angle.
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