"For a dramatic look, use a black undercoat with a red or yellow crackle finish on top," Ms. Stone.
They should have a coarse topcoat and a thick undercoat.
There are two undercoats; one is a downy fur that helps keep the cat warm during cold winters, and the second undercoat is longer hairs that serve to retain heat.
It consists of a silvery or white undercoat with black tips on the hair of the tail, back, sides, head and ears.
A slicker brush is a good tool for removing loose undercoat and a pin brush should be used for regular brushing several times a week.