[Foreign White]

Foreign white GCCF

Standards GCCF du Foreign White (2003)


Février 2004



Scale of points

Type 60 points
Head and Ears 20
Eye Shape and Setting 5
Body 15
Legs and Paws 10
Tail 10
Colour and Coat 40 points
Eye Colour 15
Body Colour 15
Coat Texture and Length 10
Total 100 points

General Type Standard

The Foreign White should be a beautifully balanced animal with head, ears and neck carried on a long svelte body, supported on fine legs and feet, with a tail in proportion. The head and profile should be wedge-shaped, neither round nor pointed. The eyes a clear brilliant blue. Expression alert and intelligent.


  • Long and well proportioned, carried upon an elegant neck, with width between the ears, narrowing in straight lines to a fine muzzle, with straight profile, strong chin and level bite.


  • Large and pricked, set so as to follow the lines of the wedge.


  • Oriental in shape and slanting; clear brilliant blue, the deeper the better.


  • Long and slender, the rump carried higher than the shoulders. Well muscled and elegant.

Legs and Paws

  • Legs long and proportionately slender, paws neat and oval.


  • Long and tapering, whip-like, without kink.


  • Pure white, short and close-lying.

Nose Leather, Eye Rims and Paw Pads

  • Pink.
  • Note : 'Freckles' may appear on nose, pads, lips and eye rims. Slight freckling in a mature cat should not be penalised.

Withhold Certificates or First Prizes in Kitten Open classes for:

  1. Coloured hairs (except in kittens)
  2. Undershot or overshot jaw and/or uneven bite
  3. A cast in one or both eyes
  4. Any other defect as listed in the preface to this SOP booklet.