exotic shorthair

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exotic shorthair

n.
A domestic cat of a breed developed by crossing American shorthairs with Persians, resembling a Persian but having a shorter coat.
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Moreover, Foley spoke openly on a number of occasions concerning his knowledge of various exotic cat owners who secretly released their animals into the wild when the British Government passed new legislation concerning ownership of such animals.
Louisiana lawmakers grabbed a tiger by the tail when they passed a bill "exempting certain persons from the requirements of the big exotic cat rules.
And the crowds couldn't keep their eyes off the exotic cat, with many staring in disbelief.
The Grace Jones image, taken in January this year during her Hurricane tour, shows other fans trying to snap the singer on their phone cameras but it is Pogus' robust "old-school" lens to which she is drawn, glowering like an exotic cat, all teeth and defiance.
Charlie Brown might not be OK with that, but for an exotic cat, well, that's just "purr-fect.
Perhaps our exotic cat breeders fret over the disastrous effect a wave of feline viral influenza can have on alitter of kittens and sometimes, just sometimes, owners of geriatric moggies discover, to their great emotional and financial cost, just howdevastating the condition is.
The eventual show, "Cat Dancers"--initially bankrolled by actor and cat enthusiast William Holden--progressed to the point where the couple could open their own exotic cat ranch in Florida.
Alaric and his team on the three-year exotic cat project are convinced that leopards are alive and breeding in the wild from studying carcasses of their prey.
Just a short distance away, at Maenclochog, researchers working for Swansea University's Exotic Cat Project headed by Professor Alayne Street-Perrott have found evidence, including possibly a lair, of an Asian jungle cat.
7 birth, announced March 1, marks the first interspecies birth of a cat and the first birth of an exotic cat from a test-tube fertilized egg, says Cincinnati Zoo researcher Betsy L.
Dianna Hanson, whose Facebook page is plastered with photos of her petting tigers and other big cats, was frustrated that the exotic cat zoo in California where she had worked since January did not allow direct contact with animals, her father told The Associated Press.
In 1976 the Dangerous Animals Act made keeping big cats illegal without an expensive licence, driving some exotic cat owners to dump their prized pets in the wild.