The Scottish Fold cat is a unique looking cat; it is very hard to tell a Scottish Fold cat from a plan old household feline. So therefore, how would a person know whether they are looking at a Scottish Fold cat or just you’re every day house cat?
Well it is simple; you see the Scottish Fold cat looks more like an owl, because its ears are, folded down towards its head. Making it look like the cat has no ears at all. Although these cats do have ears, they are just hard to see, because the ear is, folded.
Household cats are a bit different looking though, for their ears are pointed and very visible. Household cats come off as being different sizes, like for instance your common household cat can weigh as much as 10 to 14 pounds or more depending on how much they eat.
The Scottish Fold’s coat is nothing like the common household cats coat, where as the common house cat can have a long furry coat or a short one. This is not the case with the Scottish Fold their coat is full of short and dense fur. This coat of the Scottish Fold comes in an array of different patterns. The Scottish Fold cat appears to have no ears, and all that you see when you look at a Scottish Fold cat is a little fold on top of their heads. Those are the cat’s ears.
However, there are two different types of Scottish Fold breeds; there is the folded ear breed and the straight-eared breed. Therefore, unless the female cat and male cat that produced the kittens was a Scottish Fold, would be the only way a person would know for sure if the cat were a Scottish fold or not.
In addition, the Scottish Fold cat does not look anything like the American Shorthair; the Scottish Fold is a medium sized cat, with a rounded body and short dense hair. The Scottish Fold cat has developed a unique look that is all its own. It has large spaced lovable eyes, well-rounded whisker pads, and a short lovable button nose with a gentile curve. The Scottish Fold cat weighs about 10 to 12 pounds, and the eye color depends on the color of the Scottish Folds coat. Also the Scottish Fold cat has a look on its face that has the expression of who me, or did I do that, and it is just one of those cat faces that many cat lovers fall head over heels for. The coat of the Scottish Fold is very soft, and once you hold on you will not want to let it go, common house cats have a course texture to their fur.
Many times if the Scottish Fold cat has white with black or brown spots on its coat then the Scottish Folds eyes will be either brown or black. This is mainly how you would tell the difference between a Scottish Fold cat and any other cat.