The most famous of all Scottish Fold cats is Maru, who can be seen on several social media sites along with other Scottish Folds. Clips and pics can be seen of the antics and general demeanor of these funny and adorable cats. One oddity about Maru is that he has become the most famous without exhibiting the most defining trait of the breed – folded ears! It is the folded ears that makes the breed unique. But it’s the Internet, so you can’t argue with success.
Admittedly, the Scottish Fold is not like any other breed in a number of ways. Beyond its folded ears, the cat has a number of traits that make it almost the purrfect house cat. Their origins are obviously Scottish, and you would think there is plenty of reason for the Scots to be proud of them. But as you read through the list and get to #20, you likely will be saddened at what the government has in store for them.
Here are 20 things you never knew about these unique bindles of fur known as Scottish Fold cats.