Exotic Shorthair

Exotic Shorthair
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Overview

The Exotic Shorthair is a relatively new American breed of shorthair cat that has been artificially bred. The Exotic Shorthair is very similar in appearance to the Persian cat breed. They are stocky beautiful cats with a big head, big eyes and cheeks, a short little snub nose, and a cute face. Their thick, short hair has a plush, soft texture and dense undercoat, so it requires regular brushing and grooming. They can be absolutely different colors: white, black, red, and others, and can also have a tri-color coat and be in tortoiseshell, marbled, or red tabby. 

Temperament

The Exotic Shorthair cat breed is a cat with a mild, gentle and calm temperament. They are very curious, active, cheerful and friendly animals who love to play and get along well with children. They also have strong hunting instincts, but despite this, they are not aggressive and are very good at making contact. The exotic shorthair cats are very clever and shrewd, they can find a way out of any situation, so that, for example, they can easily get to any place. Also, these cats can learn the simplest commands and will gladly obey them.

Weight

Exotic Shorthair cats are medium-sized cats, meaning they can weigh from 4 to 6 kilograms and are 25 to 29 centimeters tall at the withers. Due to their dense plush short hair, they may seem larger, but in fact with great ease fit through even the smallest holes. These cats, thanks to their compact size, will fit on your bed and will sleep with you, play with you and spend all their time with you too. 

Lifespan

The Exotic Shorthair breed has an average lifespan of 12 to 15 years, but with proper quality care, they can live much longer. But this breed often has diseases of the respiratory system and eyes, they appear as a result of the unusual structure of the muzzle and deformation of the nasolacrimal duct. Therefore, it is important to monitor the health of the pet and pay due attention to its health, and carry out appropriate hygiene procedures and visits to the vet. 

Kittens 

The Exotic Shorthair breed can have an average litter size of 2 to 5 kittens. If you decide to breed this breed of cat, it is important to be very attentive to their health, nutrition, care and maintenance. Exotic Shorthair cat kittens are very active, cute and beautiful babies. This breed is perfect for a pet, so if you are looking for a kind and friendly friend for your family, this breed is perfect for you. 

Breed Information

Popularity:2022: #2
2021: #3
2020: #3
2019: #7
2018: #4
2017: #5
2016: #2
2015: #1
2014: #1
Origin:United States
Size:Medium
Coat:Dense
Plush
Short
Soft
Lap Cat:Yes
Life span:12-15 years
Temperament:Affectionate
Sweet
Loyal
Quiet
Peaceful
Weight:7-14 pounds
Colors:Black
Blue
Chinchilla
Chocolate
Cream
Lilac
Red
Shaded Silver
Silver
White
...
All patterns & Colors
Kitten Price:Average $1200 - $2200 USD

Breed Characteristics

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Dog names

Rank Male Female
1 Oliver Luna
2 Bentley Roxy
3 Lucky Lilly
4 Cody Ellie
5 Jackson Emma
6 Bandit Riley
7 Gizmo Lexi
8 Rusty Angel
9 Shadow Callie
10 Rocco Cookie
11 George Sandy
12 Romeo Dakota
13 Apollo Charlie
14 Rudy Katie
15 Bubba Nina
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