Aphrodite's Giants
Scale of Points
Body
Big and strong. Elegant, lean muscular body, not cobby. Long back and neck. Muscular shoulders and hips Big body measures. Morphology develops quickly. Due to development of breed, kitten could be less muscular but big boned from the beginning. Back legs slightly longer than front legs. Tail medium to long and in balance with the body measures. In shorthair variety tip of tail more slender than the heavy root.
Head
From the front a long triangle, cheek line straight. Long straight muzzle and nose, with a very slight dip under the height of the eyes. Strong chin and teeth. Front slightly rounded, slight dome to the forehead.
Ears
Wide at the base, medium to large ears, placed in form of an open V with a slightly rounded space between the ears on the top-head.
Eyes
Olive shaped, from a bit rounder to a bit more oval. Eyes are placed oblique. All colors allowed. Pale blue and light yellow is valued to be as good as dark blue and green. Color should be uniform.
Coat
Soft cotton-woolly semi-long coat with undercoat in Winter, in summer much shorter and no undercoat. Not much topcoat covering. Neither in summer nor in winter. Only on back very little top-coat covering Coat very soft to the touch. Full, well plumed tail in measure with the body.
Colors
All colors with the exception of pointed colors and mink. Solid color should be without white. In bicolor non regular color setting is desired.