been wondering what a Chausie is, you have come to the right
place. This is the Chausie Breed Section website. We are a group
exhibitors and fanciers that belong to TICA (The International
Cat Association) where the Chausie breed was born. We are the
people who defined, nurtured, and supported the Chausie breed
all the way to championship.
So, what is a Chausie?
The Chausie (pronounced chow-see), is a breed of domestic cat.
The Chausie breed is derived from domestic cats that were initially outcrossed to a nondomestic species called the Jungle Cat, Felis chaus. The idea was to keep the domestic temperament of the household cat, but superimpose on it the good looks of the Jungle Cat.
The traits that distinguish the Chausie from other breeds are:
Otter-like personality (fun-loving, water-loving, active and makes unusual sounds)
Tend to be built like basketball players - tall and strong, but not heavy.
People say it has a cougarish looking face
Sociable cat that thrives on human and feline company
Some Chausies have a unique pattern called grizzled tabby
Visit the other pages on this site - we have plenty more to tell you and show you!