Russian Cinnamon Bloodline
We breed to URSA standards of show. The relevant show standards to our line are as follows:
Should be evenly proportioned, with clean lines and a well-defined stop at the brow. The muzzle should be of good breadth, rounded and blunt, not narrow or pointed. The male head should project broadness and strength, while a female's projects strength and definition that is clearly feminine.
Faults: Long face with pointed muzzle, head too narrow or too wide, no clear brow stop, male head appearing too feminine, female head having a masculine appearance.
Standard (Top) Ears
Well-formed oval shape of medium size, they should be upright and spaced well apart.
Faults: Creases or folds, ears set too low or too far apart.
Long and cylindrical, thick at the base and tapering to a fine point. Should be at least the length of the body ( nose to base of tail ) and be firm, and of size/thickness appropriate to the size of the rat, so as to give a balance appearance.
Faults: Not cylindical, short, thin. Disqualification: Kinked or docked.
Large, round, and bold; set wide apart so as to give the appearance of width to the head. Placement is ideally half way between the tip of the nose and the back of the ears.
Faults: Eyes too small.
Fur to be dense, even, and lustrous - should lay flat and smooth. Long guard hairs or slightly coarser fur are permissible in Males. Whiskers are long and straight. Color and markings should conform to recognized standard.
Fine to the touch, with longer and softer guard hairs that give an overall glossy look or sheen. Satin lends some colors a sparkling appearance, and a yellowish cast on white and Siamese. Whiskers to be wavy and point in varying directions.
Color to consist of a mixture of light gold, cream and brown hairs giving an overall golden and sparkling appearance on a pale silver-blue base. Undercoat to be pale down to the skin. Belly and foot should be a lighter, gray version of top color. Eye color: Black
Faults: Overly dark or diluted color, patchy or uneven ticking.
Color is to be a warm-toned dusty gray, with a subtle ticking or heathering effect on each hair and slightly darker guard hairs. Color should be even throughout, and consistent down to the skin. Belly color to match top color, feet to be light. Eyes to be dark Ruby to Black.
Rat shall be all one color displaying no markings.
Faults: White fur on body, white toes/feet