Do You Know? Unique Cats

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Many people like to have cats. Apart from being adorable, easy to maintain, cats can also be used as friends. Well, this time we get acquainted with unusual cats.


The Serval is a medium-sized wild cat. The legs are longer than ordinary cats. body length is about 59-92 cm. The fur of the serval is similar to that of a leopard. It is golden yellow in color with black spots. Servals live in South Africa, such as in Morocco and Tunisia. He likes to live in grassy areas full of bushes and trees.

Serval catches prey by relying on its jumbo ears. In fact, the serval’s ears can hear the squeaking of mice that are meters underground. However, when the wind interferes with his hearing, the serval will extend its neck to see its prey. Servals often catch mice, birds, rabbits, insects, fish, frogs, deer, and gazelles.


This ocelot cat is nicknamed the dwarf leopard because the color and pattern of its fur are similar to that of a leopard, but its body is smaller. These animals are active at night. Ocelots are not afraid of water and can swim well.

Ocelot is a wild cat that is widely distributed throughout South America, Central America, and Mexico. Because their fur resembles that of a tiger, hundreds of thousands of ocelots are hunted for their fur. As a result, in 1972 – 1996, the ocelot was classified as an endangered animal. Now the ocelot is a protected animal.

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Exotic Short Hair

This exotic short-haired cat is the result of a cross between a Persian cat and an American short-haired breed. This cat is short. It weighs 3.5 – 6 kilograms. If the hair is held it feels smooth and soft.

This cat is always curious, loves to play, and rarely makes a meow. He also likes to be around his owner and does not like to be alone.


Karakal is a medium-sized cat that lives scattered in Asia and Africa. Karakal comes from the Turkish word “karakulak”, which means “black ear”. Caracal ears are black. His fur is brown. A caracal can survive in the wild for 12 years. If kept, this cat can be 17-19 years old.

Caracal is good at climbing trees. This cat is also good at hunting. It is able to stalk its prey from a distance of 5 meters, then run fast, jump, and pounce. HAP! The prey they hunt is usually small to large birds. Caracals often make growling, hissing, and purring sounds. He can even bark like a dog.

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