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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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.
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.
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.
Professor Alayne Street-Perrot, part of the Exotic Cat Project that is studying these animal sightings across Wales, said there had been more than 90 sightings across South Wales in the past year.
His previous owners had to part with the exotic cat when they found their young daughter was allergic.
This presents an amazing springboard for assisting the propagation of exotic cat species, for which the domestic cat has provided a successful model," said Dr.