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rishi

May 19th 04, 06:12 PM

A funny question to be sure. What's the wildest domestic cat breed?

Initially I thought bengals - 50% wild, more or less, as half the

genes seem to be from the Asian spotted leopard.

But now I'm thinking Savannahs, which I understand to be a mix of

Bengal and Serval - that would be 75% wild, if I've got the math

right.

Any opinions?

kaeli

May 19th 04, 07:06 PM

In article >,

enlightened us with...

> A funny question to be sure. What's the wildest domestic cat breed?

>

> Initially I thought bengals - 50% wild, more or less, as half the

> genes seem to be from the Asian spotted leopard.

>

> But now I'm thinking Savannahs, which I understand to be a mix of

> Bengal and Serval - that would be 75% wild, if I've got the math

> right.

>

> Any opinions?

>

Tie down your valuables?

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kaeli

May 19th 04, 07:06 PM

In article >,

enlightened us with...

> A funny question to be sure. What's the wildest domestic cat breed?

>

> Initially I thought bengals - 50% wild, more or less, as half the

> genes seem to be from the Asian spotted leopard.

>

> But now I'm thinking Savannahs, which I understand to be a mix of

> Bengal and Serval - that would be 75% wild, if I've got the math

> right.

>

> Any opinions?

>

Tie down your valuables?

--

--

~kaeli~

Is it possible to be totally partial?

http://www.ipwebdesign.net/wildAtHeart

http://www.ipwebdesign.net/kaelisSpace

Cat Protector

May 19th 04, 07:36 PM

To be honest you have double standard as the wildest domestic cat breed.

Simply put, all cats are wild in some fashion.

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"rishi" > wrote in message

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> A funny question to be sure. What's the wildest domestic cat breed?

>

> Initially I thought bengals - 50% wild, more or less, as half the

> genes seem to be from the Asian spotted leopard.

>

> But now I'm thinking Savannahs, which I understand to be a mix of

> Bengal and Serval - that would be 75% wild, if I've got the math

> right.

>

> Any opinions?

Cat Protector

May 19th 04, 07:36 PM

To be honest you have double standard as the wildest domestic cat breed.

Simply put, all cats are wild in some fashion.

--

Panther TEK: Staying On Top Of All Your Computer Needs!

www.members.cox.net/catprotector/panthertek

Cat Galaxy: All Cats, All The Time!

www.catgalaxymedia.com

"rishi" > wrote in message

m...

> A funny question to be sure. What's the wildest domestic cat breed?

>

> Initially I thought bengals - 50% wild, more or less, as half the

> genes seem to be from the Asian spotted leopard.

>

> But now I'm thinking Savannahs, which I understand to be a mix of

> Bengal and Serval - that would be 75% wild, if I've got the math

> right.

>

> Any opinions?

Laura R.

June 15th 04, 10:55 AM

circa 19 May 2004 10:12:00 -0700, in rec.pets.cats.misc, rishi

) said,

>

> A funny question to be sure. What's the wildest domestic cat breed?

>

> Initially I thought bengals - 50% wild, more or less, as half the

> genes seem to be from the Asian spotted leopard.

>

> But now I'm thinking Savannahs, which I understand to be a mix of

> Bengal and Serval - that would be 75% wild, if I've got the math

> right.

>

> Any opinions?

>

Neither, as there are regulations on how many generations "away" from

their wild ancestors that these cats must be in order to be

considered pets.

Laura

--

Experience is the name every one gives to their mistakes.

-Oscar Wilde

Laura R.

June 15th 04, 10:55 AM

circa 19 May 2004 10:12:00 -0700, in rec.pets.cats.misc, rishi

) said,

>

> A funny question to be sure. What's the wildest domestic cat breed?

>

> Initially I thought bengals - 50% wild, more or less, as half the

> genes seem to be from the Asian spotted leopard.

>

> But now I'm thinking Savannahs, which I understand to be a mix of

> Bengal and Serval - that would be 75% wild, if I've got the math

> right.

>

> Any opinions?

>

Neither, as there are regulations on how many generations "away" from

their wild ancestors that these cats must be in order to be

considered pets.

Laura

--

Experience is the name every one gives to their mistakes.

-Oscar Wilde

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