1. DCHA e.V.
1. Deutscher Kartäuserkatzen-
CHA-Zuchtverein e.V.

Offizieller Kartäuser CHA Standard (LOOF)

General

The Carthusian is a French race. Only the mating Chartreux x Chartreux is allowed.


head

Form / Baking
wide and large, in the form of an inverted trapezium, formation of double cheeks in adults
nose
straight and wide
snout
narrow in relation to the head, but not pointed, very well developed whisker pads


ears

shape
medium in size, narrow at the base, slightly rounded.
placement
high on the head, attentive.


eyes

shape
round and open, expressive, big but not overly, moderately standing apart
colour
from yellow to orange


neck

size
strong and fat, short


body

shape
massive with broad shoulders and a deep-set chest, length medium, strong bones, muscular firm and strong


legs

shape
medium-length, with strong bone structure, the upper part is on average muscular in female animals, the musculature can be heavy in adult cats
paws
Shape: round or wide, size: wide


tail

thick at the base, then tapering, flexible length: medium length
structure
shiny, dense undercoat at the base slightly woolly and lush in growth. Double coat where the hair "stands".


hide

Length: short to medium Texture: dense, slightly woolly and springing up due to the thick undercoat


error

nose
arched nose, snub nose or Roman nose, long and heavy snout
eyes
Almond eyes or eyes that are too close together
disqualification
Green eyes, green rings, white medallions

 

Points scale

head
Shape, size, profile, snout, nose
15 out of 100 points

ears
Shape, size, fit
10 out of 100 points

eyes
Shape, size color
10 out of 100 points

neck
Length and size
4 out of 100 points

body
Color, size, bone structure, musculature
20 out of 100 points

tail
Shape and size
4 out of 100 points

legs
Length, bone structure, musculature
6 out of 100 points

paws
Shape and size
2 out of 100 points

hide
Length and texture
14 out of 100 points

colour
Uniformity, shine
15 out of 100 points