SACC Breed Codes

Breed Codes applicable to the Southern Africa Cat Council are listed below. The document is also available as a download.

 

PERSIAN / EXOTIC DIVISION

LaPerm Longhair

LaPL

Chinchilla Longhair

CHL

LaPerm Shorthair

LaP

Exotic

EXO

LaPerm Longhair with straight coats

LaPLv

Persian

PER

LaPerm Shorthair with straight coats

LaPv

MEDIUMHAIR DIVISION

 

Manx

MNX

Birman

BIR

Munchkin Longhair

MUNL

Maine Coon

MCO

Munchkin Shorthair

MUN

Norwegian Forest Cat

NFC

Munchkin Longhair with long legs

MUNLv

Ragdoll

RAG

Munchkin Shorthair with long legs

MUNv

Siberian

SIB

Russian

RUS

Turkish Van

TUR

Peterbald

PET

FOREIGN DIVISION

 

Peterbald with coat

PETv

Abyssinian

ABY

Scottish Fold

SCF

American Curl Longhair

CURL

Singapura

SIN

American Curl Shorthair

CUR

Somali

SOM

American Curl Longhair with straight ears

CURLv

Sphynx

SPH

American Curl Shorthair with straight ears

CURv

Tiffanie (Asian Longhair)

TIF

American Shorthair

ASH

Tonkinese - pointed

TONPt

Asian

ASN

Tonkinese - Mink

TON

Bengal

BEN

Tonkinese - Burmese

TONBp

British

BRI

SIAMESE / ORIENTAL DIVISION

 

Burmese

BUR

Balinese

BAL

Cornish Rex

CRX

Oriental

ORI

Cymric

CYM

Oriental Medium hair

ORM

Devon Rex

DRX

Siamese

SIA

Highland Fold

HIF

 

 

Japanese Bobtail Shorthair

JBT

DOMESTIC Longhair

DOML

Japanese Bobtail Longhair

JBTL

DOMESTIC Shorthair

DOM

 

 

UNRECOGNISED Breed / combination

UNR

 

 

COLOUR CODES

PATTERN CODES

White, blue eyed

01

Patched: Bicolour

Bi

White, copper/orange/gold eyed

02

Patched: Harlequin

Ha

White, odd eyed

03

Patched: Van

Va

White, green eyed

04

Patched: Mitted

Mi

Black (including seal point, brown Burmese, brown tabby, ruddy Abyssinian and ruddy Somali)

05

Shaded: Chinchilla/Tipped/Shell

Ch

Blue

06

Shaded: Pewter, copper/orange eyed

Pw

Chocolate

07

Shaded: silver, green eyed or silver tabbies

Sh

Lilac

08

Shaded: Cameo

Ca

Cinnamon (including Sorrel Abyssinian and Somali)

09

Shaded: Smoke

Sm

Fawn

10

Golden

Go

Caramel

11

Tabby (pattern unspecified)

Tb

Red

12

Tabby: Classic

Tc

Cream

13

Tabby: Mackerel

Tm

Apricot

14

Tabby: Spotted

Ts

Black Tortoiseshell

15

Tabby: Ticked

Tt

Blue Tortoiseshell

16

Tabby: Marble

Tr

Chocolate Tortoiseshell

17

Pointed

Pt

Lilac Tortoiseshell

18

Tabby Pointed

Tp

Cinnamon Tortoiseshell

19

Mink Pattern

Mp

Fawn Tortoiseshell

20

Burmese Pattern (Sepia)

Bp

Caramel Tortoiseshell

21

 

 

Any Other Colour

22

DEGREE OF TAILLESSNESS

 

 

 

Rumpy (Tailless)

Ru

EYE COLOUR CODES

 

Rumpy Riser

Rr

Blue eyed

z

Stumpy

St

Copper/Orange/Gold eyed

y

Longie

Lo

Odd eyed

x

 

 

Green eyed

w

 

 

Aqua eyed (mink)

v

 

 

Blue eyed pointed cats

u

 

 

Code v: Variant. Used to register kittens from allowable outcross matings that do not always in respects display the defining characteristics of the breed.

Code UNR: Unrecognised as a pure breed in SACC.

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