All colours with or without white except for: chocolate,
and pointed patterns.
All traditional colours
Only cats imported from the Kurile Islands, with certification, may be entered in the Novice class for recognition.
The KBS and the KBL have the same standard except for the coat length. Breeding between KBS and KBL is permitted.
The Kurilian Bobtail Shorthair (KL) is part of the Kurilian Bobtail Breed Group and can be bred with the Kurilian Bobtail Longhair (KB) with resulting kittens being registered as the breed they are within the breed group.