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MINUET BREED GROUP (MNT/MNL)

MINUET BREED GROUP (MNT/MNL)
The Minuet and the Minuet Longhair are short-legged, medium to substantially
boned cats. They are distinguished only by the appearance of the coat with the
shorthair having a plush all-weather coat and the longhair a long silky coat
with britches and a plumed tail.
HEAD. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 points
Shape.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Eyes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Ears. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Chin/Nose/Muzzle. . . . . . . 7
Profile. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Neck.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
BODY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 points
Legs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Torso. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Tail. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Boning. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Musculature. . . . . . . . . . . 8
Feet. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
COAT. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 points
Length. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Texture. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
CATEGORY: All.
DIVISIONS: All.
COLORS: All.
PERMISSIBLE OUTCROSSES: Persian
Breed Group, Munchkin Breed Group.
HEAD:
Shape: Round, broad, with well
rounded contours when viewed from any
angle. Cheeks moderately full, top head
rounded but not domed.
Ears: Medium with preference
given to slightly smaller ears but not
extreme. Rounded tips. Set wide apart.
Eyes: Large and round, wide open
but not protruding. No brow ridge. Deep
brilliant eye color is preferred which
conforms to coat color.
Chin: Rounded and moderate
Muzzle: Moderately short and broad
with well rounded whisker pads.
Nose: Moderately short, broad and
with an obvious stop, but no break; not
snub. Top of the nose leather should not
come above the lower edge of the eye.
Profile: Gentle curve to a moderate
stop
Neck: Head should blend into
moderately short neck.
BODY:
Torso: Semi-cobby, well rounded.
Straight top-line preferred, slight rise from
the shoulders to tail is acceptable.
Legs: Short, well developed, firm
musculature. Outer upper thigh boning
and musculature may be thick and
pronounced due to short legs. Inner leg
straight with little to no bowing though
slight bowing is acceptable.
Feet: Rounded and neat, tufts on
longhairs.
Tail: In proportion to body length or
longer, not short. Long hairs should be
plumed and flowing
Boning: Medium to substantial. In
front, legs should be short and straight
from the breadth of the chest adding to
sturdy appearance.
Musculature: Substantial, firm and
noticeable on front legs.
COAT/COLOR/PATTERN:
Length (MNT): Short. Dense but
slightly longer than other shorthairs;
standing away from body.
Length (MNL): Dense, full, allowing
for seasonal variations.
Texture (MNT): Plush, double coat
preferred, all weather, not lying flat.
Texture (MNL): Soft, slight undercoat
gives the coat body but coat still falls
smoothly. Not cottony. Possible curls on
underbody.
Revised 05/01/16 Minuet Breed Group Standard, 05/01/2016

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
The Minuet

is a hybrid of the Persian Breed Group
and the Munchkin Breed Group. The
desired result is a cat that should be
medium in size and strong, with
noticeable boning and musculature. This
cat should have a very open and round
face with a sweet expression and large

eyes that do not tear.
The ideal Minuet

is an active yet laid-back cat with a

playful attitude.
 

ALLOWANCES: Lockets, nose bump.
PENALIZE: Brow ridge, dome, snub
nose
WITHHOLD ALL AWARDS (WW):
Excessive tearing.
DISQUALIFY (DQ): Nose break,
crooked nose, excessive bowing, long
lehgs
Temperament must be unchallenging; any sign
of definite challenge shall disqualify. The cat
may exhibit fear, seek to flee, or generally
complain aloud but may not threaten to harm. In
accordance with Show Rules, ARTICLE
SIXTEEN, the following shall be considered
mandatory disqualifications: a cat that bites
(216.9), a cat showing evidence of intent to
deceive (216.10), adult whole male cats not
having two descended testicles (216.11), cats
with all or part of the tail missing , except as
authorized by a Board approved standard
(216.12.1), cats with more than five toes on each
front foot and four toes on each back foot, unless
proved the result of an injury or as authorized by
a Board approved standard (216.12.2), visible or
invisible tail faults if Board approved standard
requires disqualification (216.12.4), crossed
eyes if Board approved standard requires
disqualification (216.12.5), total blindness
(216.12.6), markedly smaller size, not in keeping
with the breed (216.12.9), and depression of the
sternum or unusually small diameter of the rib
cage itself (216.12.11.1). See Show Rules,
ARTICLE SIXTEEN for more comprehensive
rules governing penalties and disqualifications

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