By Dr. Fiona, a veterinarian and writer for Pets Best, a dog insurance and cat insurance agency.
About the Exotic Shorthair
Weight: 8-14 lb
Points of conformation: Similar to that of the Persian, with a medium sized cobby body, short heavy legs and round head with snub nose.
Coat: Very soft dense plush double coat is a little longer than shorthair, almost medium in length
Color: All Himalayan and Persian colors and patterns are accepted.
Grooming needs: Daily grooming is needed. Face may need regular cleaning to prevent eye matter accumulation.
Origin: Cross of the British Short hair with Persian.
Behavior Traits: Curious and affectionate.
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