American Shorthair cat

American Shorthair

  • Country: United States
  • Size: Medium
  • Coat: Short

The American Shorthair is currently one of the most beloved breeds in the United States and increasingly worldwide. With a calm character, friendly and loving caresses, who can resist to share his life with him.


The American shorthair is a breed born in the United States in the twentieth century. Its origin is due to the crossing of American Shorthair and British settlers who took America in the first raid or even the famous Mayflower.


Among the characteristics of the American short-haired highlights its muscular and robust appearance. It is medium sized and weighs between 3.5 and 7 kilos. The colour of its coat admits up to 80 different colours and patterns. His hair does not need special care, with a weekly brushing is enough, except in the time of molting which should be more frequent.


The character of the American shorthair is friendly, relaxed and sociable. As they are not very active cats it is advisable to control their diet to avoid obesity. They live perfectly with children and adapt well to homes with other animals.

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