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American Shorthair Cat Breed Information

American Shorthair Cat Breed Information

American Shorthair Temperament

The American Shorthair cat is:

  • Loving.
  • Playful.
  • Gentle.
  • Friendly.
  • Quite.
  • They are a perfect family cat and get on well with both adults and children.

Where does the American Shorthair come from?

Its believed that the American Shorthair cat came from Britain on ships that landed in North America. They were aboard in order to catch mice in the stores. Once in the new world, they interbred and became more adapt to their new conditions and climate. 

Read also: American Wirehair Cat Breed Information

What type of Body does the American Shorthair have?

The American Shorthair cat has a:

  •  Stocky body.
  • Medium to large size.
  • Very agile and look so.
  • Powerful.
  • Lean.

What type of coat does an American Shorthair have?

Like it suggests in the name, the American Shorthair cat has shorthair. It also comes in a wide range of colours and patterns with the coat being glossy and dense. Colours include tabby pattern in silver, brown, red or a cream camouflage colour.

Read also: Cornish Rex Cat Breed Information

Food the American Shorthair eats?

The American Shorthair will eat normal cat foods weather its a tined food or biscuit. 

Is the American Shorthair an indoor or outdoor cat?

The American Shorthair cat can be either an indoor cat or an outdoor cat however they do like to hunt so may enjoy being let out. For more Information about american shorthair cat, click here.

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