Colorpoint

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Related to Colorpoint longhair: Oriental Shorthair, Colorpoint Shorthair

Colorpoint

in cats, a light-colored body with darker pigmentation on the ears, face, legs and tail (points), as seen in Siamese cats from which this was genetically derived. It has been developed in shorthair and longhair varieties. The colors and patterns developed by selective breeding appear to be endless.

Colorpoint longhair
Colorpoint shorthair
essentially a Siamese cat with colored points other than the classic seal, chocolate, blue and lilac. In North America these are regarded as a separate breed, the Colorpoint shorthair, but in Britain they are regarded as separate varieties of Siamese.