Toyger cats are the result of breeding several domestic shorthair tabby cats in order to make them resemble wild tigers (through their striped markings). The 'toyger' name was created through combining the words 'toy' and 'tiger', two words that aim to reflect the appearance of the breed.
Toyger Cats - A Short History
The breed began to develop back in the 1980s when a breeder named Judy Sudgen noticed several distinctive markings on two of the cats she had bred. The markings appeared on