Somali Breeders and Fanciers Association, Inc.
The Somali in
All Four Colors
"The Ruddy Somali has an overall impression of an orange-brown
or ruddy coat ticked with black, with darker shading along the spine allowed.
The underside of the body and inside of the legs and chest is to be an even
ruddy tone, harmonizing with the topcoat, without ticking, barring, necklaces,
or belly marks.
The Red Somali is a warm, glowing red ticked with chocolate brown.
Darker shading is allowed along the spine. Again, the underside of the
body is an even color, harmonizing with the topcoat
The Blue Somali's coat is ticked with various shades of slate blue, the
extreme outer tip to be the darkest, with an ivory to blush-beige undercoat. The
underside of the body is a peach-apricot color that harmonizes with the topcoat.
The Fawn Somali has a warm rose-beige coat, ticked with light
cocoa brown, the extreme outer tip to be the darkest, with a blush-beige
undercoat. The underside of the body is a lighter cream which harmonizes with
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