Designed in Australia
by Dr. Truda Straede, This only True Blue Aussie Cat was developed
by combineing the Domestic Tabby, Burmese and Abyssinain Breeds.
The Domestic cat gives them their Spotted tabby pattern
and Healthy Hybri Vigour. From the Burmese, their conformation of
Head and eye shape and round muscular body, and soft coat texture
and the colours of Brown, Blue, Chocolate and Lilac. And last but
not least the Abyssinian, who contributes the Mist Appearance of
the coat pattern, Inherited from the Agouti Coat pattern known as
Ticking and the colours Gold and Peach.
In 1977 Dr. Truda Straede applies for Permit to Experiment
for a “Spotted Mist Foriegn Shorthaired Cat”. By 1986
the first 4 th Generation Litter was born and Acceptance of the
Spotted Mist as Full Register and eligible for Championship Status
as a Pure Bred Cat was Granted. 2006 will be the 20th Anniversary
of the Breed in its own right.
They now come in Two coat patterns Spotted and Marbled,
Hence the Name change from Spotted Mist to Australian Mist.Temperment
Australian Mists have a fantastic temperment. They are affectioate
and gentle, love human companionship (even that of strangers) and
areTrustworthy around children. Recommended for most everyone -
Families,Singles and the Elderly.