American Shorthair

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Life span

20 Years


American Shorthair Overview

The American Shorthair is known for its robustness and longevity. They have a rather calm disposition, gentle approach and extreme kindness. They come in a variety of colours and are often used in movies and many advertisements.

Their medium to large in size and their coat is typically sort and dense. They’re a powerful cat breed and rather low maintenance and require minimal grooming as they hardly shed.

This cat breed is also known for their intellect and adaptability. They’re very inquisitive by nature and rather versatile. The American Shorthair is more active than it is reclusive. They require regular exercise to keep them in optimum health and condition.

They love the company of others and of other domestic animal within the home. They get on very well with children as they have lots of patience and a fun and loving approach to people.

This cat breed still retains its native urge to hunt and will happily hunt down their toys and carry them round in their mouths. This cat breed is amongst the most popular of cat breeds because of their long lives and healthy genetics. They’re refined, solid and highly personable, making them an ideal cat breed for any loving family.

American Shorthair Characteristics

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