To be a mix of mid grey ticking over a mid cream ground, with no suggestion of blue or brown tones. Ticking to be darkest along the back and fade down the sides to the pale cream belly. Fur on the face to be lighter on the whisker bed and around the eyes. Eyes black.
Faults: Rusty patches, white toes, darker points on the nose, tail root and feet.
Body colour to be a rich golden cream, points (face, feet, tail and tail root), to be a rich dark sepia, gradually and evenly shading into the body. There should be no sudden demarcation of shading nor large areas of the body devoid of the shading effect. Belly colour pale cream, eyes black.
A pinky dove grey throughout, from tips of fur to skin, bluish tinge a fault. Foot and belly colour to match top. Ears and tail to be covered with grey hairs. Eyes very dark ruby or black.
A blend of warm pinky grey ticking over a light fawn ground. Heathering of the ticking is normal for this variety and not a fault, Undercolour grey to the skin, foot colour to be grey, belly colour light silver. Eyes black.
To be a pale blue-grey. Faint light speckling or a subtle ticked effect (heathering) is usual for this variety and is not a fault. Colour to be level throughout. Belly colour to match top. Undercolour to be as pale as possible. Brown, yellow or pinky tinges to be faulted. Eyes Black.
A blend of light blue grey ticking over a warm creamy fawn ground. Undercolour light silver grey down to the skin. Belly colour pale silver. Pinky tinge to be a fault. Coat to be short aand thick- a long coat or a coat similar to that on other varieties (excluding rex) to be a serious fault. Eyes black.
To be a warm dark otter brown with subtle darker points on the feet, tail, face, and ears. Devoid of dinginess, silvering, or patches. Contrast between points and body colour not to be overstated. Any suggestion of black in the points to be penalised. Eyes black.
To be broken marked, giving the effect of random spots and splashes of colour over the back and belly, neck and shoulders. Side spots are desirable. The head is to be broken marked with larger areas of solid colour than the body markings. Both ears are to be contained in the coloured area. Pied tails not to be penalized.
Colour: Colour to conform to a recognised colour variety. The white areas shall be devoid of a yellowish tinge or staining.