Expozoo Paris Animal Show

Cat lovers, find more than 800 cats at the cat show!

The great cat show in Paris

 The cat show is back for a new edition!

Like last year, the breed clubs affiliated with LOOF will host stands to present the breeds for which they are responsible. An excellent opportunity to ask all the questions you have in mind before choosing the breed of cat that suits you: morphology, health, behavior. The best way also to find the breeder of your future companion in peace.

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CAT BREEDS AT THE MARCH 2023 SHOW!

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Other cat breeds present at the show in 2023

Asian, European, Savannah

Abyssin

Of uncertain origin (Ethiopia ? India ? South East Asia or England ?), the first Abyssinian arrived in France in 1927. Very elegant cat with a triangle head, he looks at us with golden, hazel or green eyes ! Very active and intelligent, adoring his master, he will not like solitude. Strong personality, needs space and gets used perfectly to life in an apartment. Will tolerate other cats and even dogs very well. Curious and playful. Low maintenance, at least one brushing per week and lots of cuddles!  

American Curl 

The American Curl gets its name from the shape of its ears which are curly, it is of medium size with large walnut-shaped eyes. There are two types of American Curl, long-haired and short-haired. Underneath its sophisticated look, it is a robust cat, with a coat that is easy to care for, just be sure to clean the inside of its ears regularly.  

American Shorthair 

Cat with easy character and very calm. He brings a lot of affection to his master. Playful and sporty, he prefers to live outside but he accepts life in an apartment. For the maintenance of its coat a weekly brushing is enough.  

Bengal

This cat is a cross between a domestic cat and a wild cat from Asia. He is affectionate and sociable but very active and will need to exercise. His coat is beautiful because it looks like a small panther, for its maintenance a weekly brushing is enough.  

Forêts Norvégiennes

Burmese

British Longhair

Very peaceful cat, well balanced, easy to live with. He adapts very well in town and in the country. Sociable with his fellow creatures and dogs, he can be playful. For the maintenance of its coat it will need a weekly brushing, during the period of moulting a daily brushing is necessary.  

Chartreux

It is a graceful cat that does not leave indifferent by its blue-gray color and its woolly fur and its copper-colored eyes. It remains independent and likes its peace but it is affectionate and very fusional with its master. For the maintenance of the coat a weekly currying is necessary.  

British Shorthair

Very peaceful cat, well balanced, easy to live with. He adapts very well in town and in the country. Sociable with his fellow creatures and dogs, he can be playful. For the maintenance of its coat it will need a weekly brushing, during the period of moulting a daily brushing is necessary.  

Burmese Anglais

The color of the English Burmese, all in monochrome, as well as its soft and harmonious physique easily prefigure its character: refined and loving. Although naturally playful due to its oriental origins, this cat is quite even-tempered and makes a pleasant companion who is always present without being intrusive.  

Cornish Rex

It is a very acrobatic and lively cat. He is very sociable with humans and can live with other cats and dogs. Does not support loneliness because it is very affectionate. For the maintenance of the coat a weekly brushing will be sufficient. An almost inexistent moult.  

Devon Rex 

It is a very sporty and active cat, it looks like its cousin the Cornish Rex. This cat is very affectionate and does not support loneliness. For the maintenance of the coat it will need the regular passage of a wet glove. 

Exotic

Cat very easy to live with but more lively than the Persian. It does not support loneliness because it is very affectionate, gets along with its congeners and dogs. For the maintenance of the coat a weekly brushing will be sufficient. Watering is frequent, it is necessary to clean the eyes every day.  

Highland Fold

The Scottish and Highland Fold are very round cats. The head is broad with rounded contours from any angle. The nose is short and broad with a good curve. The eyes are large and round.  

Highland Straight

Halfway between the Scottish and the British, the Highland straight cat carries the characteristics of its parents, and this makes it an ideal life companion, as much for adults as for children, eager to pay attention and love to their little feline! Close to his master, the Highland straight is easy to live with, calm, docile, and very sociable with humans and animals. There is nothing special about the care of the cat, except for more attention to brushing during the moulting period.  

Bobtail Kurilian Longhair

The particularity of this cat ? Its short tail in the shape of pompom. It came spontaneously, and was then transmitted from generation to generation. It is a soft cat, tender and player. Sensitive to his master he knows how to return the love brought to him. Very sociable, he knows how to remain calm and also gets along with the other cats and dogs. He is not very talkative but can be greedy.  

Maine Coon

Considered as the biggest domestic cat, it remains nevertheless very affectionate and not aggressive. It is very fusional with its masters. He needs space, a garden is better for him than an apartment since he is very athletic. For the maintenance of its coat a weekly brushing is enough.  

Mau Egyptien

The Egyptian Mau is one of the most ancient cat breeds, in fact it was already present in Ancient Egypt at the time of the pharaohs, more than 2500 years ago. It is a cat of medium size, powerful and elegant with eyes of atypical color "green currant with gooseberry". It is naturally spotted, with spots of varying size and shape, only four colors are accepted: silver, bronze, black smoke or black.  

Munchkin

This breed originates from the United States and has the particularity to have short legs. It is a very endearing cat, active and playful. He keeps a kitten character throughout his life. He does not jump very high, but he is fast and sneaks everywhere. He gets along very well with other cats and dogs, and is very tender with his owners.  

Nebelung

The Nebelung is a variety of Russian cat with semi-long hair, it can be of gray color with brilliant hairs, white with silvered reflections or jet black. It is a cat very attached to its master, it is very reserved towards the foreigners and needs a little time to adapt itself to its environment. He is an active and very warm playmate with his masters.  

Ragdoll

Very calm and docile cat, he is very pleasant to live with and does not support loneliness. Very sociable, he lives with his fellow creatures and dogs. It can live in an apartment but does not support agitation and noise. For the maintenance of its coat a frequent combing is recommended.  

Russe

The Russian is a cat which is deserved. With him, the attachment to his Master is often more developed than with the other races of cat so much so that his reserve towards the foreigners makes him sometimes pass for a shy person. It needs time to feel secure and to reveal its personality and likes to live in a calm and serene environment. Active without being boisterous, he is a good playmate with those he is familiar with.  

Sacré de birmanie

This cat is very calm, affectionate and playful and is a faithful companion for children even if he likes peace and quiet. He hates indifference and even less loneliness. His meow is soft. For the maintenance of its coat a daily brushing during the moult is necessary  

Scottish Fold

This cat is not dominant and supports very well its congeneric and the dogs in spite of being very playful. Extremely calm and affectionate, he loves the presence of man. Its particularity is to have folded ears. For the maintenance of its coat a weekly brushing is necessary.  

Scottish straight

The Scottish straight is a very quiet cat that prefers to live in quiet places like an apartment or in the country. With a peaceful nature, it is not the kind of cat to climb or run around. He just needs a quiet place where he can have a good nap without anyone disturbing him.  

Sibérien

Imposing cat but of a strong tranquility. Very active with an assertive character, he is however very sociable with his fellows and children. Very affectionate towards his master. He needs to live in the open air and is not suitable for an apartment. For the maintenance of its coat a weekly brushing is enough. During the moult a daily brushing is recommended.

Selkirk Rex poil court

Very calm cat is very affectionate and appreciates the presence of humans. He can live with other cats and dogs. It is playful and curious and will be happy to take an interest in your activities. The particularity of the breed is its curly coat. For the maintenance of the coat a weekly brushing is enough.  

Selkirk Rex poil long

Very calm cat is very affectionate and appreciates the presence of humans. He can live with other cats and dogs. It is playful and curious and will be happy to take an interest in your activities. The particularity of the breed is its curly coat. For the maintenance of the coat a weekly brushing is enough.  

Siamois

It is called the Siamese or the prince of cats. Cat with an extroverted temperament and provided with an assertive character, it can be unpredictable. He is calm and loves company, he can't stand loneliness or indifference. It likes children but does not always get along with its fellow creatures. For the maintenance of its coat a weekly brushing is enough.  

Singapura

Originally from Singapore, it is the lightest cat in the world. Very affectionate and particularly sociable with its fellow creatures. It adapts very well to life in an apartment as it is very playful, it must be regularly entertained. For the maintenance of the coat a weekly brushing is enough.  

Persan

Sphinx

Lively cat, independent, playful and never aggressive. Sociable with dogs and other cats. He is very affectionate with his master, even possessive. It must live in an apartment because it is sensitive to cold, heat and humidity. He sweats through his skin and needs regular cleaning with a washcloth.  

Somali

Cat with a calm and affectionate character, he is however active and lively. He is sociable with his fellow creatures and gets along very well with children. Although he is cold, he can't stand living in an apartment, a garden is suitable. For the maintenance of its coat a weekly brushing is enough.  

Oriental Shorthair

Photos : Arioko – Agence photo animalière