A chausie is a hybrid cross
between a jungle cat (felis chaus) and a domestic cat.To ensure healthy
outcrossed extra large chausies, various domestic cats are used in the hybrid
cross. Here at Jewels of the Nile we also have four separate jungle cat
bloodlines as well as a range in generations from full jungle cats to f5
generation. We have already produced our first Chausie to Chausie kittens two
This is an important step in getting the Chausie into the shows and to be more
accepted with Tica (the International Cat association). They are a very active
and curious breed almost doglike in their behavior..
The chausie is an amazingly intelligent feline. They
bond strongly with their humans. They can vary in size with the males being
slightly larger than the females, but are all much larger than a domestic cat.
Again the size of the animal greatly depends on the type of breed crossed with..
At Jewels of the Nile all of the domestic cats used in
the hybrid crosses are from large domestic cats. I have worked hard not to use
small cats in my program. The cubs are endless with their energy. Chausie and Serengeti
kittens should have the same care and follow the same vaccination schedule as a
domestic cat would. Because of their almost doglike personality, chausies are
much more trainable than your average domestic cat. They come when they are
called and if started out young they will walk perfectly on a leash. Even though
they will love the outdoors they should always remain indoor only pets. My guys
love to play fetch as well. Chausies are very loyal as well as amusing
companions. Enjoy browsing the gallery and stop back often to see the new