Article about the origin of the bicolour Oriental Shorthair by Yvonne Kleijn  


Chart showing the progression of the white spotting gene

1. minimum white spotting. 2. Paws and stomach white..3. High white bi-colour. 4.and 5. Harlequin Bi-colour. 6 Van Bi-colour.

Harlequin Bi-colour
Cattery Bits 'n Pieces)



Eur. GIC Li Liang van Release

Oriental Shorthair Van black/white (OSH n 01)

Dam: MeiLi van Release (SYS n 03)
Sire: Morcheeba's Dolce & Gabbana
(OSH a 03)

Breeder: Marjan Kort-Wensink, Cattery Van Release, Netherlands

(Cattery Ninokipa)

FlyAway Electric Elsa (OSH n 03)

Dam: El Shaklan Vinca Alba, OSH ns 01

Sire: IC&WW04 Kattilan Secrut Weapin, JW, OSH ns

Breeder Anne and Krister Tainio, Cattery FlyAway, Finland



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Bicolour kittens Cattery Desmodus, Finland


something special!

Grand Champion Mokee Love Potion No 9 of Taigha. She is a harlequin Odd eye.

Owner: Lucy Arends Wagner 



And what about these:


9 kittens!

 Dame: Templeton More than this of Purrmatix ('Millie') - Sire: GC Purrmatix Speedo's Blues


Terrie & Bruce Smith, USA - Cattery Purrmatix

'Millie'  was bred by Mel & Matt Woods



Bicolours in Art