The Toyger is a medium-sized, shorthaired domestic cat that resembles a toy tiger. The Toyger has a long body, long tail, round ears and large chin/muzzle with a broad nose tip. The cat’s coat resembles a tiger’s wild stripes. The cat is intelligent, loving, active and alert and gets along well with other animals and children. The cat was accepted for advanced new breed status in TICA in May 2006..

Breed Details

Brown mackerel tabby only

Short, with fur possibly longer along markings or in temple/jowl ruff; thick and soft in texture


Occasional brushing, bathing if necessary


Loving, intelligent, laid-back, active and alert


Modified mackerel tabby markings that resemble the markings of a wild tiger; a medium-sized, shorthaired cat that is muscular yet graceful