Our Cats

Cats from Hermitage Museum

valen-delamot-ermitazhnyy Jean-Baptiste Michel Vallen de la Moth

 is our President. He is the oldest & the wisest cat here. He is almost fifteen.

 

 

 

 

 

img_4147Dora Maar

was named after Picasso's muse. She's a photomodel – she likes to pose for the camera.

 

 

 

 

 

 

gogen-ermitazhnyy Paul Gauguin

 is the smartest cat here.  

 

 

 

 

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Maru-do-eron is named after Japanese armor. He is very naughty, that's why he likes to fight with other cats.

 

 

 

 

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Luna is a white cat with odd-eyes, i.e. she has eyes of different colour – one blue, one yellow. In the 95% of cases white cats with blue eyes are deaf, but she has only one eye blue, so she can hear with one ear.

 

 

 

  

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Maneki-Neko is a little bit shy, so pet her cautiously.

 

 

 

 

 

Breed cats

 

fQKLP3Bdeyc Makoto Muramatsu Kurilian Bobtail. 

The peculiarity of the breed is a naturally developed short tail. He likes when people scratch his tummy.

 

 

  

 

 

IMG_0237-1Ilves (Bobcat) is our yang Kurilian Bobtail gerl.

 

 

 

 

 

 

a0zAD2EJBG0(Hemi) our Maine Coon cat.

 

 

 

 

 

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Another abandoned girl is this Bengal beauty, Gala, named after Salvador Dali's muse. The breed was found in India.

  

 

 

 

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 "tiger cats", a domestic tiger look-like cat

 

 

 

 

 

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Stacky is a Persian cat who was found in the street in winter. She was abandoned by her owners. Now she's a happy cat, who loves to be scraped by her back.

 

  

 

 

IMG_0157-1 Exotic Shorthair Lilla Mu was named after a hero of Swedish fairy tale about the Moomins. She's got the same character & similar appearance. When she's happy, she does not purr, but snorts like a piglet.

 

  

 

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Another friend of them is Munchkin Eric. The breed was named after short people from Frank Baum's fairy tale, The Wizard of Oz. This cat has a long body & short legs. He is very afraid of apples.

 

 

 

IMG_0192-1 Dusha is a Don Sphinx. The breed was found in 1987 in Rostov. First they were born from an ordinary domestic cat. Because they have no fur their temperature is higher than usual – up to 42 degrees. They are very friendly & sociable.

 

 

 

 

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Esenia or Senya is an ukranian levkoy - another sphinx breed. It's a mix between Don Sphinx and Scottish Fold cats. This breed has two kinds of cats - with folded ears and straight ones (like scottish folds breed).

 

 

 

 

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Her breed is Scottish Straight. She's the laziest cat here – she wakes up only during feeding time