History of Bombay cats
“Patent-Leather Kid with The New-Penny Eyes”, Nikki Horner
Dirty Diana (Bombay female) and Cary Grant (Sable Burmese)
The Bombay cat is a man-made (or woman-made) breed and was developed by Nikki Horner from Louisville, Kentucky in 1958. She envisioned a Burmese with a shiny black coat and copper penny eyes, that looked like a black panther. The Bombay cat is a hybrid breed and was developed by breeding a sable Burmese with a black American Shorthair. The breed was accepted with CFA in 1970 and TICA in 1979. Though the breed is not always easily available, they have found admiration with many people and have a large fan following.
CFA Bombay Standard
TICA Bombay Standard
ACFA Bombay Standard