All purebred cats are divided into three categories according to the degree to which they meet the standards for the breed. These categories are defined as early as a month after birth (depending on the breed).
The highest quality cats is called a "show". The cats evaluated as show quality cats have excellent pedigree, ancestors who have reached high titles and full compliance with the standard of the breed to which they belong. These cats are most likely to have auspicious exhibition "career" and achieve the highest titles. Their prices are also the highest.