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What is a “moggy” cat? The term is used in the UK to describe what is essentially a mixed breed cat or one of unknown breeding. They are often a combination of many breeds including previous moggy cats and as such have a wide range of both physical features and characteristics. This can also refer to both domestic short or long haired cats.

Despite not having a specific breed, moggy cats can make wonderful pets and are beloved for their unique personalities and traits. They are often considered more resilient and adaptable than purebred cats, and are known for their individuality and charm.

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Moggy Appearance

Since moggy cats are a mix of various different breeds in the past their appearance can vary widely. They will often have a more natural or "wild" appearance than that of a purebred cat, with a variety of coat colours and patterns. Moggies can have short, medium, or long hair, and their coats can be smooth, fluffy, or wiry.

Conditions which affect this breed

The below are some of the most common medical conditions that can affect any cat, not just a Moggy.

  1. Dental problems which can lead onto tooth decay, gum disease, and other oral health issues.
  2. Obesity can be a very common problem with cats if they are overfed or do not get enough exercise. Obesity can lead to several further health problems like diabetes, heart disease and joint pain.
  3. Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD): This condition can affect cats of all breeds, and is characterized by inflammation of the bladder and urethra, which can cause difficulty urinating, blood in the urine, and other symptoms.
  4. Kidney disease: Cats are prone to developing kidney disease as they age, which can lead to a range of health problems, including loss of appetite, vomiting, and weight loss.
  5. Parasites: All cats can be affected by parasites, such as fleas, ticks, and worms. These can cause a range of health problems, including skin irritation, anaemia, and digestive problems.

Weird Fact..

There have been many several moggy cats featured in literature, film, and television such as:

  1. Garfield, the cartoon character. A chubby, orange tabby cat. He is known for his love of lasagne and sarcastic humour.
  2. Puss in Boots from the fairy tale "The Master Cat" by Charles Perrault, as well as the animated film franchise "Shrek." He is a charismatic cat who wears boots.
  3. Tom from "Tom and Jerry": Tom is a grey and white moggy cat who is always trying to catch Jerry the mouse.
  4. Sylvester from "Looney Tunes": Sylvester is a black and white moggy cat who is always trying to catch Tweety Bird. He is known for his speech impediment and the phrase "sufferin' succotash!"
  5. The Cat from "Breakfast at Tiffany's": Audrey Hepburn's character, Holly Golightly, has a moggy cat named Cat. The cat is a recurring character in the film and is often seen lounging around Holly's apartment.

Moggy History

Cats are believed to have been first domesticated in the Middle East around 10,000 years ago. From there, they spread throughout the world including Europe. In the UK, cats were highly valued for their ability to control rodents, and were often kept as pets in households.

Over time, cats in the UK began to interbreed with each other, leading to a population of cats with mixed or unknown breeds. These cats became known as "moggie’s,".

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