Breeds of Cats: May 2008 Archives
Kittens bred for survival with limited human intervention have turned out to be a most delightful breed of cats!
The name comes from the acronym KEUDA – Kitten Evaluation Under Direct Assessment – a study that took the most physically strong and hardy barn cats of the southern states and bred them to create the ultimate in cat strength and ingenuity. Excellent hunters and fast runners, the American Keuda is now also a very loving and loyal cat to own.
Physical: strong and agile with a belly flap allowing for a larger range of motion.
Color: any color, any fur length, any markings, with no undercoat.
Temperament: Smart and outgoing, playful and adaptable.
History: Brought to America by the Spanish to keep the rodent population in check.