Shape: Triangular, where all sides are equally long when measured from the outer base of the ears to the chin and between the outer base of the ears; good height when seen in profile; forehead is sloped back.
Eyes: Large, almond shaped, set obliquely.
Ears: Wide at the base, large, arched forward as if listening, slightly rounded tips that appear pointed when lynx tips are present. Lynx tips and furnishings that extend beyond the outer edge of each ear are desirable. The outer edge of the ear should follow the line of the head down to the chin.
Muzzle: Following the line of the triangular head, with no evidence of pinch or snippiness.
Profile: Straight, long profile from tip of nose to brow without break in line.
Neck: Muscular and medium in length.
Torso: Medium long and substantial.
Legs: In proportion to the body length, with hind legs higher than fore legs.
Feet: Round, large and well-tufted.
Tail: Bushy and long. Should be at least as long as the body.
Musculature: Strongly built and sturdy.
Texture: The dense, woolly undercoat is covered by a smooth, water repellant upper coat. The coat consists of long, coarse and glossy hair covering the back and the sides. A fully coated cat has a full ruff and britches.