The TICA STANDARD FOR THE SAVANNAH (SV)
|HEAD|| (40 points)|
|BODY|| (40 points) |
|Torso|| 8 points|
|COAT/COLOR/PATTERN|| (20 points) |
DIVISIONS: Solid, Tabby and Silver/Shaded Division
COLORS: Black, Brown Spotted Tabby, Silver Spotted Tabby and Black Smoke
Shape: Broad, modified wedge with rounded contours. Longer than it
is wide. When viewed from the front the face should form a distinctive
triangle. The head is slightly smaller than in proportion to the body. In
profile the nose is long but with a small chin and should add to the cats
Ears: Ears are large and alert with a wide base and slightly rounded
tips. The tops of the ears are moderately hairy on the inside. The
base of the ears should almost meet in the front center of the head.
Eyes: The eyes are somewhere between oval and almond shaped.
The color should be a rich yellow, green, golden or caramel brown.
Neck: Thick and muscular as well as long.
Torso: Long and almost oriental but more massive. When viewed from
the side the chest and flank form a long triangle. When viewed from the
front the cat appears narrow due to the extreme length of legs, depth of
body and length of neck.
Boning: Strong yet supple.
Musculature: Prominent yet smooth.
Legs: Strong and slender, yet sturdy. The feet are small with long toes.
Tail: Sturdy, thick and three-quarters the length of the average
cat's tail. When the cat is at attention it should be, at times, curled
up and back slightly over the rump.
Coat: Short to medium and dense, soft and luxurious.