Personality Savannah Cats originated from a cross between an African Serval and a Domestic house cat. They are a breed still in development, recognized by TICA (The International Cat Association) since 2001. It's one of the newest breeds that has many characteristics of the African Serval. Long legs, slender bodies, big ears, bold spotting make the beautiful Savannah unique. The Savannah personality is very loving and out-going. Also great with other cats or dogs. They are also frindely and you can easliy take them out side on a leash like dog. Savannah loves to play in water which is a very typical one of the trait. These intelligent cats are "dog-like" personality. you will suprise how Savannah follows you around the house and recognige their name.
Size The size of Savannah cat is depends of type of their parents and percentage of wild blood from Server side. Most savannahs are between 15 to 20 lbs and usually look much bigger than other breeds of cats at the same weight. the size usually bigger in higher generations like F1-F3. Male Savannah will grow up to 3 years to get their full grown size.
Generations Savannah cats are rare as they are very difficult to breed. They have F and number assosiated depends of how many generations from serval side. This refers to how many generations removed a cat is from its African Serval ancestry. The first generation of savannah cats are referred to as ‘F1′ for first generation, and they are 50% ~53%serval . F1 bred to a savannah produces second generation F2 that are 25%~29% serval. F3 is 3rd generation that may be 14-18% serval, and so on. Serval percentage is depending on how many generations of savannahs are in the stud’s pedigree and what their genetic background is.
Pricing Savannah cats are quite expensive due to the difficulty of producing the first few generations. Just imagine the logistics of producing kittens from a 35lb serval and a 10lb domestic. Miscarriages, stillbirths, and C-sections are the norm. The first generations are the most expensive, with later generations becoming more affordable. Color and spot atterns, and conformation to the breed standard affectpricing greatly also. This is a price range among a variety of breeders for your comparison.