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(Redirected from Point coloration)
Neighbours Siamese
Siamese cats show point coloration.

Colourpoint or colorpoint (colour point, color-point) refers to the point coloration of an animal's coat (fur).

  • Colourpoint is the World Cat Federation name for a breed classification which includes all cats showing this feature. Other registries may list separate breeds, such as the Himalayan cat, and the Javanese cat
    • Colorpoint Shorthair, a cat breed recognised by the Cat Fanciers' Association and some others. It is a Siamese cat.
    • Colourpoint [or Colorpoint] Longhair, a cat breed term with several meanings
    • Lower-case: colourpoint cat, colourpoint rabbit, etc. – any animal with point colouration
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