NEW!
Standard of Points for
Silver Tabby and White Exotics

The GCCF Council Meeting of 27 October 04 ratified the Standard of Points for the Silver Tabby and White Series of Exotics.

Below is the new SOP which is effective from 1 June 2005.

Silver Tabby Series Bi-colour Exotics breed standard to augment the current standards

SILVER TABBY SERIES BI-COLOUR EXOTIC

Colour: Silver tabby pattern (classic, mackerel or spotted) colour and white. The patches of colour are to be clear, even, well distributed and distinct without scattered white hairs. The white fur is to be pure white and free from marks or shading of any kind.

The minimum white permitted is some white to all four limbs, underbelly and chest, with some colour allowed to these areas of the body; the face to show both colour and white. Some white on the tail is acceptable.

The minimum colour permitted is to the head area accompanied by a fully coloured tail.

All pattern variations occurring in between the minimum white and minimum colour descriptions are acceptable.

Markings: As specified for the individual colour
Eye colour: As specified for the individual colour
Nose leather:. As specified for the individual colour
Paw pads: As specified for the individual colour

Withhold certificates or first prizes in kitten open classes for:

  1. Incorrect distribution of any colour
  2. Incorrect eye colour or rims, flecks of contrasting colour (in adults).
  3. Serious pattern faults
  4. Coloured hairs in the white areas
  5. Fully white tail
  6. All other withholding faults as in the Exotic General Type Standard

Additional faults:

  1. Brindling or white hairs in the coloured patches

BLACK SILVER TABBY BI-COLOUR EXOTIC

Colour: Ground colour, silver. Markings, dense black
Eye colour: Green, hazel, copper, orange or deep gold (green preferred).
Nose leather: Brick red preferred, though black acceptable
Paw pads: Black or pink

BLUE SILVER TABBY BI-COLOUR EXOTIC

Colour: Ground colour, pale silvery blue. Markings, blue
Eye colour: Copper, orange or deep gold
Nose leather: Blue
Paw pads: Blue or pink

CHOCOLATE SILVER TABBY BI-COLOUR EXOTIC

Colour: Ground colour, pale silvery chocolate. Markings, chocolate
Eye colour: Copper, orange or deep gold
Nose leather: Chocolate
Paw pads: Chocolate or pink

LILAC SILVER TABBY BI-COLOUR EXOTIC

Colour: Ground colour, pale silvery lilac. Markings, lilac
Eye colour: Copper, orange or deep gold
Nose leather: Chocolate
Paw pads: Chocolate or pink

RED SILVER TABBY BI-COLOUR EXOTIC

Colour: Ground colour, silvery red. Markings, red
Eye colour: Copper, orange or deep gold
Nose leather: Red
Paw pads: Red

CREAM SILVER TABBY BI-COLOUR EXOTIC

Colour: Ground colour, pale silvery cream. Markings, cream
Eye colour: Copper, orange or deep gold
Nose leather: Pink
Paw pads: Pink

TORTIE SILVER TABBY BI-COLOUR EXOTIC

Colour: Ground colour, pale silver and silvery red. Markings, dense black on a brilliant copper brown agouti with shades of red evenly intermingled
Eye colour: Copper, orange or deep gold
Nose leather: Black and/or Pink
Paw pads: Black and/or pink

BLUE TORTIE SILVER TABBY BI-COLOUR EXOTIC

Colour: Ground colour, pale silvery blue and silvery cream. Markings, deep blue on a cool-toned beige agouti with shades of cream evenly intermingled
Eye colour: Copper, orange or deep gold
Nose leather: Blue and/or Pink
Paw pads: Blue and/or Pink

CHOCOLATE TORTIE SILVER TABBY BI-COLOUR EXOTIC

Colour: Ground colour, pale silvery chocolate and silvery red. Markings, rich chocolate on the bronze agouti with shades of red evenly intermingled
Eye colour: Copper, orange or deep gold
Nose leather: Chocolate and/or pink
Paw pads: Chocolate and/or pink

LILAC TORTIE SILVER TABBY BI-COLOUR EXOTIC

Colour: Ground colour, pale silvery lilac and silvery cream. Markings, lilac on a beige agouti with shades of cream evenly intermingled.
Eye colour: Copper, orange or deep gold
Nose leather: Faded lilac and/or pink
Paw pads: Faded lilac and/or pink