American Curl - They delight in perching on shoulders and love to pat and nuzzle their owners? faces. Curls are a fetching breed easily taught to play fetch and never lose their love of play. They are also noted for their affinity with children. hey also display the typical cat curiosity and want to be right there to investigate any changes in their environment.
American Curl Cat - The American Curl cat’s history begins in June 1981 in California, where Joe and Grace Ruga found a stray kitten that had long, silky hair. What was unusual about this kitten was its ears – the tips were curled backwards. This kitten was called Shulamith and all American Curl cats can be traced back to her.
* * CAT SNIP: Like the Scottish Folds, American Curls are the result of a genetic mutation, and remarkably free of defects. An uncommon breed, they attract attention from the fashionable set and the media, turning up everywhere from the show ring at Madison Square Garden to the 'Martha Stewart' program. One New York city breeder is a retired Ford model and designer.