Registration-via-pedigree requirements for all CFA recognized breeds - quick overview

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Shorthair Breeds

CFA recognized SH Breeds (recognized for CFA Champion-
ship since)
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How man generations are required for showing? How many generations are required for breeding CFA recognized colors Allowable outcrosses

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8
8
ruddy, red (cinnamon), blue, fawn none no

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American Shorthair (foundation)
5
4
  none yes  
American Wirehair (1978)
4
3
all Championship colors American Shorthair yes  
Balinese-Javanese
3 or 5 **
      yes  
Bombay (1976)
5
4
black black American Shorthair, sable Burmese no  
British Shorthair (1980)
5
4
  none yes  
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sable, champagne, blue, platinum Tonkinese through December 31, 2021 no  
Chartreux (1987)
4
3
blue none no  
Colorpoint Shorthair (1964)
3
2
  Colorpoint Shorthair, Siamese yes  
Cornish Rex (1964/1984)
5
4
  none yes  
Devon Rex (1964/1984)
3
2
  Devon Rex, American Shorthair, British Shortha8ir. Kittens born on or after May 1, 2013 may have only Devon Rex parents    
5
4
silver, bronze, smoke none yes (black)  
European Burmese (2002)
8
7
brown, chocolate, blue, lilac, red, cream and corresponding tortie varieties none no  
Havana Brown (1964)
5
4
brown certain limited outcrossing is permissible. Contact CFA Central Office for details yes  
Japanese Bobtail LH/SH (1976)
5
4
  none yes  
Korat (1966)
3
2
silver tipped blue none no  
LaPerm LH/SH (2008)
5
4
all Championship colors Domestic LH and SH; Kittens born on or after January 2012: none no  
Manx LH/SH (foundation)
5
4
  none yes  
Ocicat (1987)
5
4
tawny, chocolate, cinnamon, blue, lavender, fawn and all silver varieties of aforementioned colors Abyssinian for litters born before 1/1/15 yes  
5
4
  Siamese, Colorpoint (for Shorthairs);
Siamese, Colorpoint, Balinese, Javanese (for Longhairs)
yes  
Pointed Oriental Shorthair (2011)
5
4
       
8
?
blue none no  
Scottish Fold LH/SH (1978)
4
3
  British Shorthair, American Shorthair yes  
Selkirk Rex LH/SH (2000)
no pedigree required * no pedigree required* all Championship colors British Shorthair, Persian, Exotic. Kittens born on or after January 1, 2015 may have only Selkirk Rex parents yes  
Siamese (foundation)
8
7
seal point, chocolate point, blue point, lilac point none no  
Singapura (1988)
5
4
sepia none no  
5
4
ruddy, red (cinnamon), blue, fawn Abyssinian yes (shorthair)  
Sphynx (2002)
3
2
  American Shorthair, Domestic Shorthair/Domestic Sphynx Outcross. Sphynx born on or after December 31, 2015 may have only Sphynx parents no  
Tonkinese (1984)
3
2
blue mink, champagne mink, natural mink, platinum mink, same colors in pointed and solid none yes  

 

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