Welcome to the wonderful world of the American Curl. The first one of these beautiful cats was discovered in Southern California back in 1981. A stray black cat with curled ears, her name was Shulamith. In her first litter Shu had two kittens with straight ears and two kittens with curled ears. A new dominate gene was discovers and a beautiful new breed of cats was started.
The American Curl breed has come a long way since that one cat. American Curls can be found all over the world. From the United States to Russia and the Orient and as far south as South America. While we are not the most popular breed of cats, all of us who own American Curls are sure that they are the most unique.