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A Comparison of Individual Breeds among the member organisations

American
Bobtail
Shorthair
      CFA American Bobtail Shorthair         TICA American Bobtail Shorthair  
Breed Name     American
Bobtail
Shorthair
        American
Bobtail
Shorthair
 
Recognition status not recognised not recognised full not recognised not recognised not recognised not recognised full not recognised
Breed code     none         AB  
Allowable outcrosses     The single registration of domestic shorthair or longhair cats with a natural bobtail is acceptable upon written approval of the American Bobtail Breed Council Secretary, CFA Breeds and Standards Chairperson, and one CFA Allbreed judge.

This shall apply to cats/kittens born between 1/1/02 and 1/1/2015.

No tailless cats to be used in the American Bobtail breeding program.

Absolutely no recognized breeds or wild blood to be permitted in the American Bobtail breeding program.
        Domestic longhair/shorthair, not a member of a recognized breed.  
Recognised colours     all colours         all colours  
Breeding restrictions     none         none  
Special notes     none         none