FIFe ( Fédération  Internationale Féline)

SIBERIAN CAT STANDARD

General
Size
Medium to large, females mostly smaller than males
Head
Shape

A little bit longer than broad, softly rounded, massive  View also drawing

Forehead
Broad, just slightly rounded
Cheeks
Cheekbones well developed, high set
Nose
Medium length, broad, in profile shows a slight identation, but without stop
Chin
Slanting slightly backwards, in profile creating a curve from the upper line of the nose
Ears
Shape
Medium size, well open at the base, tips are rounded with well developed hairs on the inside and tufts
Placement
With good width between, tilting slightly forward
Eyes
Shape/Placement
Large, slightly oval shaped. A bit oblique, set widely apart
Colour
Uniform, any colour is permitted, but preference is given to green
Body
Structure
Well boned and muscled, powerful neck, broad chest, body in proportion to create a rectangular appearance
Legs
Medium high, to form a rectangle with the body, strong
Paws
Large, round, well tufted between toes
Tail
Long, thick, rounded tip. Covered on all sides by dense hair with no hairs trailing down
Coat
Structure
Semi-long, well developed, very dense, undercoat not lying flat, overcoat water repellent, slightly hard to touch.
Summer coat is distinctly shorter than the winter coat. The winter coat shows a well developed shirtfront, full frill and knickerbockers
Colour
All colours are acceptable except pointed patterns and the varieties chocolate, cinnamon, lilac, fawn. Any amount of white is permitted
Remarks
Novice class only accepted for cats born in Central Europe (previous USSR territories). Any crossing with other breeds prohibited.

 

 

 

 

Faults
General
Too small or too finelly built
Head
Long and narrow, straight profile, too round head. (Persian type)
Ears
Too large or too high set
Eyes
Round eyes
Legs
Too long or too thin
Tail
Too short tail
Coat
Too fine or silky, lying flat, lack of coat (except in summer)

 

Scale of Points    

Total
 
100
Head
General shape, shape of nose, chin
25
Ears
Size, shape, placement
10
Eyes
Shape and colour
10
Body
Shape, size, legs, shape of paws
20
Tail
Length and shape
5
Coat
Quality, texture, length
25
Condition
 
5

You can also visit the "Fun Standard" ; another way of reading the Siberian Standard.

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