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The Traditional Siamese and Classic Siamese Cat
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THE TRADITIONAL SIAMESE and the CLASSIC SIAMESE CAT

A COMPLETE HISTORY OF THE BREED

Table of Contents

About the Author .................................................................................... i

Foreward - by Sheelagh Lecocq............................................................ iii

Introduction ............................................................................................. v

1-CLARIFICATION OF THE PAST ..................................................... 1

2-ANCIENT HISTORY OF CATS ......................................................17

3-IS THE SIAMESE THE OLD EGYPTIAN CAT? ............................ 29

4-THE BIBLE ...................................................................................... 35

5-WHAT CONSTITUTES A SIAMESE CAT?.................................... 37

6-KINKED TAILS AND CROSSED EYES ........................................ 53

7-HABITS ........................................................................................... 61

8-MEETING YOUR FIRST SIAMESE............................................... 63

9-ORIGIN ........................................................................................... 65

10-SIAM - THAI .................................................................................73

11-LEGENDS AND FOLKLORE....................................................... 83

12-FIRST REPORTED SIGHTINGS ................................................. 91

13-FIRST IMPORTATIONS .............................................................. 93

14-FIRST CAT SHOWS IN ENGLAND .......................................... 121

15-EARLY JUDGING ...................................................................... 149

16-FRANCES SIMPSONíS BOOK ................................................. 155

17-EARLY ONES DIED .................................................................. 173

18-EARLY CATTERIES IN ENGLAND ......................................... 179

19-POST WAR YEARS ................................................................... 211

20-EARLY CAT MAGAZINES ....................................................... 219

21-IN AMERICA ............................................................................. 223

22--AMERICA, 1930ís, 1940ís, 1950ís .......................................... 251

23-BRITISH CATTERIES IN THE 1940ís - 1950ís ....................... 275

24-SIAMESE PREFIXES IN ENGLAND ....................................... 307

25-THE SIAMESE IN SIAM .......................................................... 311

26-FAMOUS CATS .........................................................................321

27-SIAMESE CAT SOCIETIES ..................................................... 353

28-THE GOVERNING COUNCIL OF THE CAT FANCY (GCCF)
-LATER YEARS............................................................................ 377

29-AMERICAN SIAMESE CAT SOCIETIES............................... 383

30-IN ENGLAND.......................................................................... 397

31-IN EUROPE ............................................................................ 409

32-FAMOUS CATS AND CATTERIES...................................... 411

33-BRITISH CAT CLUBS .......................................................... 429

34-EARLY AMERICAN REGISTRIES AND THE SIAMESE REGISTERED IN THEM ........................... ................................ 443

35-INTERNATIONAL WINNERS ............................................. 473

36-SIAMESE POPULARITY ...................................................... 475

37-LAST IMPORTS FROM GREAT BRITAIN TO THE U.S. .. 477

38-SIAMESE CATS IN AMERICA - 1960ís, 1970ís, 1980ís.....479

39-THE EXTREME WEDGE SIAMESE ................................... 491

40-THE STATE THE SIAMESE BREED IS IN TODAY .......... 501

41-SHOW PREPARATION ....................................................... 515

42-CAT SHOWS TODAY ......................................................... 517

43-STARVATION AND ABUSE FOR SHOW PURPOSES ..... 519

44-SIAMESE IN OTHER COUNTRIES ................................... 525

45-IMPORTATION AND EXPORTATION ............................. 557

46-SOME FAMOUS OWNERS................................................. 567

47-PROOF OF LINEAGE ......................................................... 577

48-SIAMESE COLORS ............................................................ 579

49-THE COLORPOINT SHORTHAIR ..................................... 623

50-OTHER BREEDS THAT USED THE SIAMESE AS A BASE ........................................................................................ 643

51-HOW THE OTHER CAT SOCIETIES AND CAT
ASSOCIATIONS CHANGED THE SIAMESE BREED .......... 657

52-INBREEDING ..................................................................... 697

53-JUDGES .............................................................................. 709

54-DEFORMITY ...................................................................... 713

55-PRESENT DAY TRADITIONAL SIAMESE AND CLASSIC
SIAMESE BREEDERS............................................................. 715

56-TCA SHOW CHAMPIONS ................................................. 731

57-SIAMESE NAMES .............................................................. 793

58-THE TRADITIONAL CAT ASSOCIATION, INC............... 797

59-THE RECEPTION OF THE OTHER CAT ASSOCIATIONS
TO THE PETITION PRESENTED TO THEM BY THE
TRADITIONAL CAT ASSOCIATION, INC. ............................ 811

60-CAT MAGAZINES ...............................................................833

61-"LIES, LIARS AND THE BELIEVERS OF LIES ALL
SHARE THE SAME GRAVE".................................................. 835

62-THE NOT SO FANCY "CAT FANCY" ............................. 843

63-PSYCHOLOGISTíS VIEWS .............................................. 863

64-OTHER BREEDS NEGATIVELY EFFECTED BY THE
OTHER CAT ASSOCIATIONS .............................................. 867

65-BREED STANDARDS FOR THE SIAMESE CAT........... 877

66-SUMMATION OF BREED STANDARDS ............................. 949

67-CONCLUSION. ........................................................................951

Bibliography ................................................................................ 955

Back Cover.............................................................................................972

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