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I have an Oriental Shorthair (ebony-ticked variant coat tabby) with two Grand Champion parents; he's not perfect to type, obviously, or he wouldn't have been sold as a pet (dangling tummy pouch and too-Roman nose were his flaws) but certainly good enough for illustrative purposes. I'm going to be trying to take a photo of him for Wikipedia, though getting him to not act up for the camera is rather hard ... —Morven 17:36, 18 May 2004 (UTC)
- Update: the darn creature will not stand still long enough to be photographed in other than resting poses. I uploaded one of the latter. I'll try with an assistant to distract him at a later time ... —Morven 19:14, 18 May 2004 (UTC)
Rather than simply having a section called "great pictures", it would be helpful if the pictures were included in the individual sections to illustrate the colors and pattersn. (Great idea, by the way, to break those out individually.) --LQ 13:58, 31 October 2006 (UTC)
The bicolor reference is unclear. Currently it says:
- It was not until 1977 that the Oriental Shorthair was accepted for competition into the CFA. In 1985, the CFA recognized the bicolor oriental shorthair. The bicolor is any one of the accepted oriental shorthair color patterns with the addition of white to the belly, face, and legs/paws.
Does that mean that the bicolor was "recognized" as its own competition/breed in CFA? Or that it was recognized as one of the acceptable types of the OSH? Someone with more knowledge than me should rewrite the entry for clarity.--LQ 14:05, 31 October 2006 (UTC)