Tuesday 5 July 2011

Lilac Point Siamese Cats

Lilac point Siamese cats are one of the big four colours or better described as one of the original four colors of pointing of the Siamese cat. It is a traditional pointing color although the seal color is the original.

The CFA recognize four point colors which are: lilac, blue, seal and chocolate.

lilac point Siamese cat
Lilac point Siamese cat - photo by Duncan~

The lilac color is dilute brown. Dilute black is called blue in the cat fancy. Lilac is a "rosier shade of blue" (Robinson's Genetics). The genotype is aabbdd. Lilac pointed Siamese are called "frost point" by some associations. Lilac point and blue point are similar in appearance.

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