savana cat

Savana cat, the longest cat in the world

Savana is a beautiful strain of cats. With a home cat mood and a wild look.

These cats attracted attention in recent decades due to their majestic and wild physical structure.

For this reason, we want to tell you through this article everything about the savanna cats, their origins, characteristics, health data, and care.

The origin of the Savana cat

The Savanna cats appeared in 1986 as a result of a hybridization between African travel and a home cat, but until 2012 only the strain was officially recognized by Tica (International Cats Association).

The household cats used to overcome were strains of cat cats with short hair and the motivation that prompted breeders to continue raising this category was to have a home cat with an elegant Leopard cat appearance at home.

The new strain of cats received welcoming and caused great attention and for this reason, the breeders began to make hybridization with other strains of home cats.

Safana is the name given to the first offspring of the Savanna cat because the African disposal lives in Savanna in sub -Saharan Africa and for this reason, the Savanna dynasty was called

The characteristics of the savanna cat

The savanna cat is characterized by special physical properties that make it like a tiger.

It is a large cat with a skinny and streamlined body. It has long legs and a triangular head with two large ears and two tubes.

It can weigh from 10 to 12 kilograms and the average life expectancy is from 12 to 20 years.

Savanna cats have large and expressive eyes accompanied by black tears, and although the most common and popular fur is the brown color, they can also be of other colors such as:

Savana cat colors

  • Dramatic
  • Marble: The stains are mixed with pins, creating a spiral marble look. It can be brown or silver.
  • Black smoke: the tiger color is black, but the spots are darker, which creates a smoky visible effect.
  • There are also “Savana cats” in very strange and unusual colors.

Even cats with different coats are not considered savannah by international cat societies, because they are cats that are born like regular cats and not with the wild properties inherited from Serval. These colors can be:

  • cinnamon
  • Blue (dark gray)
  • Beige color
  • Snow: white with beige stains.

Savana cat character

Savana cats have a special character. Thanks to the agility and independence of wild cats with the tenderness and loyalty of the pets.

They are fun, very funny, and smart cats. They tend to learn quickly and they are completely curious because they like to explore all spaces.

It is a medium-level and high-level cat, because it loves playing, running, and jumping.

They can even jump at a distance of up to two meters thanks to their long flexible legs and sports structure.

With the savanna cat in your home, you can enjoy all places.

Since it is completely different from most cats, he loves water.

However, as she is a home cat, her personality also depends on the level of kinship she enjoys with African Serval. That is, savanna cats are classified in F1, F2, F3, F4, and F5.

Where the F1 cats are the offspring that are born from the first crossbreeding between Serval and the home cat. F2S is a young born for Savana cats mapping with a home cat.

Thus, it will be until reaching the F5, which will be cats with a family tree where Serval has been in Africa for 5 generations.

That is why Savannah F1 cats will have a more brutal personality and will be greater.

On the other hand, Savannah F5 cats will enjoy a more affectionate personality and will be smaller, since they are the most distant cats from the African Serval.

Savana’s health

Although it is a large, powerful, and healthy cat, as it is placed as a hybrid animal, savanna cats can suffer from health conditions different from regular cats. for example:

They may have a smaller liver. For this reason, caution should be taken when giving any kind of medicine.
The first generation can be sterile, especially males.
Pregnant cats are at risk of premature birth, as the duration of the cats is 60 days and the pregnancy period is 75 days.
It has been observed in different types of savanna cats that they may have anesthesia resistance. For this reason, it is advisable to use a specific type of anesthesia by injection for strange or hybrid cats.
Usually, they do not suffer from other genetic problems. Since most of the breeders are responsible for this category, it is important to make genetic tests before making any kind of sofa cats.

Take care of Savana

Savanna cats, in addition to obtaining the same care as any short hair cat, such as: Caring for their cleanliness, regular visits to the veterinarian, their daily vaccinations, clean fur at least once a week, following a healthy and full diet, and exercise.

They have some special care because of their condition as hybrid types, such as:

It is very important to warn your reliable veterinarian that you will get a hybrid cat, where medicines supply must be organized, as savanna cats can have a smaller kidneys.
They should have a diet rich in nutrients. It is preferable to consist of dry and humid food. Also make sure that cat food has a good level of quality, and avoid foods that contain grains.
Due to its large size, it is important to live in a large area where they can feel comfortable and move easily.

With these interests and above all with a lot of love, you will be able to welcome Savana’s cat into your home.

Now tell us, after reading this article, whether welcoming the savanna cats into your home has caught your attention and we also hope that you can share this information on social networks if it is important to you.

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