EMS Code

BREED NAME

CODE

CATEGORY 1 - LONGHAIR

 

Chinchilla Longhair

CHL

British Longhair

BLH

Colourpoint Himalayan

PER33

Deutsch Langhaar

DLH

Highland Fold (Scottish Fold Longhair)

SFL

Highland Straight (Scottish Straight Longhair)

SFL 71

Minuet Longhair

MIL

Original Longhair

TLH

Persian

PER

Selkirk Rex Longhair

SRL

CATEGORY 2 -  SEMILONGHAIR

 

American Bobtail

ABL

American Curl Longhair

ACL

Aphrodite's Giant

APL

Asian Longhair

ALH

Bengal Longhair (Cashmere)

CAM

Burmese Longhair (Tiffany)

TIF

Burmilla Longhair

BML

Cornish Rex Longhair (Californian Rex)

CLX

Cymric

CYM

Japanese Bobtail Longhair

JBL

Karelian Bobtail Longhair

KAL

Kurilian Bobtail Longhair

KBL

LaPerm Longhair

LPL

Maine Coon

MCO

Maine Coon Polydactyl

POL

Munchkin Longhair

MNL

Nebelung (Russian Blue Longhair)

NEB

Norwegian Forest Cat

NFO

Pixiebob Longhair

PXL

Ragamuffin

RGM

Ragdoll

RAG

Sacred Birman

SBI

Siberian Cat

SIB

Somali

SOM

Turkish Angora

TUA

Turkish Van

TUV

Ural Rex Longhair

URL

York Chocolate

YOR

CATEGORY 3 -  SHORTHAIR

 

Abyssinian

ABY

American Bobtail

ABS

American Curl

ACS

American Shorthair

ASH

American Wirehair

AWH

Anatoli

ANA

Aphrodite's Giant Shorthair

APS

Arabian Mau

ARM

Asian

ASI

Australian Mist

AUM

Aztek

AZT

Bengal

BEN

Bombay

BOM

Brasilian Shorthair

BSH

British Shorthair

BRI

Burmese American

AMB

Burmese European

BUR

Burmilla

BML

Celtic / European Shorthair

KKH

Ceylon

CEY

Chartreux

CHA

Chausie

CHS

Cornish Rex

CRX

Devon Rex

DRX

Egyptian Mau

MAU

Exotic Shorthair

EXO

German Rex

GRX

Japanese Bobtail

JBT

Kanaani

KAN

Karelian Bobtail

KAS

Korat

KOR

Kurilian Bobtail

KBS

La Perm

LPS

Lykoi

LYS

Manx

MAN

Minuet

MIS

Munchkin

MNS

Ocicat

OCI

Pixiebob

PXS

Russian Blue

RUS

Savannah

SAV

Scottish Fold

SFS

Scottish Straight

SFS 71

Selkirk Rex

SRX

Singapura

SIN

Snowshoe

SNO

Sokoke

SOK

Toyger

TOY

Ural Rex

URX

CATEGORY 4 - ORIENTAL GROUP

 

Colourpoint Shorthair

COS

Foreign White Shorthair (Siam)

SIAw67

Foreign White Longhair (Balinese)

BALw67

Havana (Suffolk / Havana Brown)

HAV

Khao Manee

KAM

Mekong Bobtail

MBT

Oriental Longhair (Mandarin)

OLH

Oriental Shorthair

OSH

Siamese

SIA

Siamese Longhair (Balinese)

BAL

Thai

THA

Tonkinese

TON

Tonkinese Longhair (Tibetan)

TOL

Toy Bob

TOB

CATEGORY 5 -  HAIRLESS

 

Don Sphynx (Donskoy)

DSX

Peterbald

PBD

Sphynx Canadian

SPH

Household Pet

 

Household Pet

HHP


COLOUR

CODE

DESCRIPTION

BASIC COLOURS

 

 

black

n

seal - brown - ruddy - sable - ebony

blue

a

 

chocolate

b

havanna

lilac

c

lavender

red

d

 

cream

e

 

black tortie

f

patched - tortoiseshell based on black

blue tortie

g

patched - tortoiseshell based on blue

chocolate tortie

h

patched - tortoiseshell based on chocolate

lilac tortie

j

patched - tortoiseshell based on lilac

cinnamon

o

sorrel

fawn

p

 

cinnamon tortie

q

patched - tortoiseshell based on cinnamon

fawn tortie

r

patched - tortoiseshell based on fawn

white

w

 

unrecognized colour in certain breeds

x

 

SILVER AND GOLDEN FACTOR

 

 

silver

s

white banding ( in red/cream = cameo)

amber

t

only for NFO

sunshine

u

only for SIB

golden

y

apricot banding

AMOUNTS OF WHITE

 

 

van

01

1/8 colour only head and tail 7/8 white

harlequin

02

1/6 colour 5/6 white

bicolour

03

1/3 till 1/2 white

mitted

04

only for RAG

snowshoe

05

only for SNO

medaillon - locket – bikini - toes

09

in breeds where any amount of white is permitted

AGOUTIS

 

 

shaded

11

2/3 silver 1/3 tipped

shell

12

7/8 silver 1/8 tipped chinchilla

tabby

21

if the markings cannot be specified, only in 01/02/32/33

classic

22

blotched – marbled

mackerel

23

stripes

spotted

24

rosetted

ticked

25

each hair banded

grizzled ticked

26

only for CHS

POINTED

 

 

sepia

31

Burmese pointed

mink

32

Tonkinese pointed

himalayan

33

Siamese pointed

EYE COLOUR

 

 

blue eyed

61

 

orange eyed

62

 

odd eyed

63

one blue – the other green, yellow or orange

green eyed

64

 

golden (to orange)

65

Burmese eye colour

aquamarine/turquoise

66

Tonkinese eye colour

dark blue

67

Siamese eye colour

BREED SPECIFIC

 

 

rumpy

51

Manx without tail

rumpy riser

52

Manx with tail approach

stumpy

53

Manx with short tail (less than 3 cm)

longie*

54

Manx with tail (more than 3 cm)

straight ears

71

only for Scottish/Highland breed

longhair*

81

only DSP - PBD

shorthair*

82

only DSP - PBD

brushed coat*

83

only DSP - PBD

straight coat*

84

 

velour coat

85

only DSP - PBD

normal toes

90

only PIX /POL

polydactyl front paws

91

only PIX /POL

polydactyl hind paws

92

only PIX /POL

polydactyl all 4 paws

93

only PIX /POL

long legs*

97

only MNS/MNL

* not for show - no championchip status - only to create the pedigree correct