Cat Breed Guide: Exotic Shorthair
Posted on May 18, 2015 under Cat Topics
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.
Is an Exotic Shorthair cat right for You?
The Exotic Shorthair is playful and friendly and an excellent companion for children and other pets. They are lap cats without being demanding of attention. They are slightly livelier than Persians.
Common Illnesses, Medical Conditions and Accidents for the Exotic Shorthair
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