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Welcome to the Curl Essence
The American Curl is frequently described as
"The Dog in Cat Fur"...
"The Peter Pan of Cats"
Because they never outgrow their playfulness
Curl Essence Tiana in Thailand
We are incredibly proud of Tiana. Tiana is showing in Thailand. In her first show as a kitten she got 8th Best and 9th Best Kitten with a class of 57 kittens.
In her 2nd show, now showing as an adult, she got (1) 2nd Best, (3) 3rd Best, and (2) 10th Best. Please take a minute to check out her awards on our Shows Attending page.
Best American Curl Breeder Award
We are proud to announce that Curl Essence has been awarded the Best American Curl Award for 2016 by Vetery.com. Vetery.com analyzed top American Curl breeders and cross referenced positive social mention data with top analytics platforms. Our site "was a clear winner with U.S. pet owners over the last 12 months". For context, Vetary awards breeders with best-in-class online buzz, content, visuals, and most importantly, a strong cause and devotion toward their breed of cats.
Mike was Breed Council Secretary for the CFA Breed Council from 2015 through 2023. Linda is a member of the CFA Breed Council. Linda is one of 3 TICA Breed Committee elected to the TICA Breed Committee in 2018. The TICA Breed Committee and CFA Breed Council Secretary are positions elected by all American Curl breeders in both associations. Grace & Joe Ruga (founders of the breed) and Linda were elected to the Breed Committee by Curl breeders and remain on the committee to this day.