The Toyger is a medium-sized, shorthaired domestic cat that resembles a toy tiger. The Toyger has a long body, long tail, round ears and large chin/muzzle with a broad nose tip. The cat's coat resembles a tiger's wild stripes. The cat is intelligent, loving, active and alert and gets along well with other animals and children. The cat was accepted for advanced new breed status in TICA in May 2006.