Originally from Thailand, the Oriental differs from the Siamese only in the color of the coat and eyes.
Around 1960, in Riverside, east of Los Angeles, at Mrs. Pennels' home, was born the white cat Josephine, of Turkish Angora type .
Naked cats have appeared in the world at different times. Mexican bare-skinned cats would go back to the pre-Columbian era.
Long-haired cats were unknown in Europe until around the middle of the 16th century. The earliest Persian ancestors were imported from Persia
A new breed, created in North America and Canada in the thirties, crossing the Siamese with the Burmese