Scottish Folds –  The Hidden Truth


Hey there, fellow cat lovers!

In this article we’ll be taking a closer look into the science of Scottish Folds and their genetics.

The “Earvolution”

Let's begin with 

Okay, let’s talk about those adorable, crinkly ears.

It all comes down to a gene mutation affecting their ear cartilage.

Instead of standing up straight like most cat ears, the cartilage in Scottish Folds’ ears folds over on itself.

But here’s the thing – that gene mutation can also cause health issues and mess with more than just the ears.

So, while those folded ears might be cute, they can come at a cost.

So, what’s the deal?  Are Scottish Folds just asking for trouble with those folded ears?

Well, it’s more complicated.  While that gene mutation can lead to health issues, not all Scottish Folds will experience problems.

And also, many cat breeds have unique quirks that come from their genes.

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