To Semi-longhair breeds

The body is medium sized and of medium length. It is muscular and more solid and heavier than it appears.
The chest is solid and rounded, when viewed in profile. The back is straight from the shoulders to the rump.
The legs are proportionally fine, the paws are dainty and oval in shape.
The tail is straight and of medium length. It continues from a gentle base to a slightly rounded tip.


The head has the shape of a short, blunt wedge. The contours are gently rounded. The prominent cheek
bones are set wide apart.
The profile is clearly curved. Chin and lower jaw are firm.

Ears The ears are large, set wide apart and slightly tilted forward. They are broad at the base with slightly
rounded tips. The outer lines of the ears continue the upper part of the face.
The furnishings from inside the ear may form tufts. Tufts at the tips of the ears are acceptable.
Eyes The eyes are large and set wide apart. The upper line of the eyes is set at an oriental slant, while the
lower line is rounded.
Colour varies from yellow to amber.

Medium to long, fine and silky in texture, without a woolly undercoat. The coat should appear dense,
but lies flat along the spine and displays a glossy sheen. The tail furnishing is plume-like. A ruff is desirable in the mature cat, preference is given to the cat with a ruff and full breeches.

Colour varieties self all colours, including cinnamon, fawn and caramel
  silber smoke, silver shaded / shell
  tabby all 4 tabby patterns (including ticked tabby) and including silver tabby

The description of colours is listed in the general list of colours.

  • The Tiffanie does not normally achieve full coat until maturity (2 years plus).
  • Allowance is made for a shorter coat and lack of the ruff in kittens.
  • Pinch
  • hollow cheeks
Faults, which exclude
the CAC
  • green eyes
  • white patches in the coat


Scale of points
Body 20 points
Head and ears 25 points
Eyes 20 points
Coat texture 15 points
Body colour 15 points
Condition 5 points
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