American shorthair


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American shorthair

n.
A domestic cat of a breed developed in North America, having a short coat in a variety of colors and patterns, including tabby, calico, and tortoiseshell.
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According to Nyanko Planet's research, the top five favorite cat breeds in Asia are Maine Coon, Munchkin, American Shorthair, Ragdoll and Scottish Fold.
Later, American Shorthair cats were introduced into the breed in the United States to increase the size of the cat and provide greater variety of patterns and colors.
These include the Abyssinian, American Shorthair, Maine Coon, Manx, Mixed Breed, Persian, Ragdoll, Russian Blue, Siamese, and Tonkinese.
If you have a dog at home, too, try the American Shorthair, which is "known for getting along with dogs.
We're into February, the National Pet Dental Health Month, and Thelma, the resident American shorthair cat at the Holden Veterinarian Clinic, recently modeled proper dental hygiene.
American Shorthair The American Shorthair evolved from native cats of the eastern United States.
Breeds are listed alphabetically beginning with Abyssinian, progressing through American Shorthair and American Wirehair, Burmese, Chartruex, Havana Brown and Tonkinese.
Shine, a bobtail American shorthair cat, found his way to us through our granddaughter.
The boarding animals during the power outage were welcomed by Thelma, the popular American shorthair cat who lives at the Holden Veterinary Clinic and made it through the power failure on her own.
Researchers will map the genome of an American shorthair cat with neurological disease and compare it to their 99 Lives Cat Genome Sequencing database.

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