Egyptian mau


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Egyptian mau

a medium-sized, muscular breed of cats with green eyes and a medium length, patterned coat which is a mixture of spots and stripes.
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The most arresting sequence is the opening titles, which elegantly recap the evolution of the ancient Egyptian Mau breed and women wearing cat fashions over the centuries.
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But the only naturally spotted tabby cat is the Egyptian Mau.
The naturally occurring spots of the Egyptian Mau are different than the spots of the Ocicat, which is a cross between the Abyssinian and the Siamese.
Newcastle academic Dr Melissa Bateson was the person to introduce the Egyptian Mau cat to the UK and is thrilled to see it starring in the hit movie.
The Hollywood blockbuster Catwoman, starring Oscar winner Berry, is due for release this Friday and an Egyptian Mau is one of the stars of the show.
Dr Bateson, a researcher into animal behaviour at Newcastle University, said: "The storyline involves Halle Berry being brought back to life by an Egyptian Mau, an extremely rare and beautiful breed of cat that traces its ancestry back to ancient Africa.
Dr Bateson introduced the rare breed to the UK in 1998, and later set up the Egyptian Mau Club, which has members across the globe.
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