Standarden er hentet fra FIFe sin hjemmeside, og datert 01.01.2023. Som alle FIFe standarder finnes den tilgjengelig på alle forbundets tre offisielle språk; engelsk, tysk og fransk. Det finnes ingen godkjent norsk oversettelse.
medium in size
full, somewhat rounded
of medium length without stop, but with a slight indentation
rather small with rounded tips
set slightly tipped, not too upright on the skull with good width between
not quite round, slightly oval, medium size
slightly long body males must be more massive than females
short and strong
the special feature of the Sacred Birman is the white feet, called "gloves" , on both the front and hind feet
these gloves must be absolutely pure white. They should stop at the transition of toes to metacarpals, over which they should not extend.
slightly longer white gloves on the hind feet can be tolerated.
on the back of the hind feet the white gloves end in points. The ideal "gauntlets" end in inverted "V's" and extend 1/2 to 3/4 of the way up the hock. lower or higher gauntlets are acceptable but should not go beyond the hock.
it is important that the gloves are equally long and show symmetry of white, on either the two front or two hind feet, or even better, on all four feet.
of medium length, forming a plume
long to semi-long, according to the actual parts of the body: short on the face, gradually growing longer on the cheeks to a full frill, long on the back and the flanks
shows all characteristics known from the Siamese pointed cats, but all four feet are white (gloves).
the points include the face, ears, legs, tail and genitals
the points shall be even and in good contrast to the body colour
body colour: refer to the General Part for Siamese pointed cats
only in adult cats are the colour of the points and the body colour fully developed.
the Sacred Birman shows a special morphology, which is unique for the breed
pure white or coloured patches on the chests or the belly
FAULTS PRECLUDING THE CERTIFICATE
incompletely pigmented nose leather
creeping up of the white on the sides or the reverse sides of the gloves of front and/or hind feet (known as "runners")
absence of "gauntlets" on the hind feet
white patching in the coloured areas or the reverse
a white patch on the genitals
general shape, cheeks, nose, jaws and teeth, forehead, chin
placement and shape of the ears
shape and colour
shape, size, bone structure
legs and shape of paws
length and shape
body colour and points
quality and texture, length
on the front feet
on the hind feet
uniformity and symmetry of gauntlets and gloves
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