Pixie Bob

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Life span

16 Years


Pixie Bob Overview

The Pixiebob cat breed is lively and very outgoing. They love to spend time with their loved ones and they grow very close to one person in particular. They love to be the centre of attention, whilst receiving plenty of love and cuddles.

They have a rather relaxed attitude to life and can easily assist in their owner’s relaxation; by simply spending time with their Pixiebob. They’re an indoor cat and require to be kept indoors to prevent and diseases being spread from other cats or to protect them from moving vehicles, as they’re not well suited to outdoor living like some other cat breeds.

The Pixiebob is a talkative cat and loves to spend endless hours filling their owners in with their day. They’re a hyperactive cat breed and can often be found walking around on a leash or chasing after a toy; resembling the behaviour of dog.

The Pixiebob is an ideal cat breed for a family with young children because of the love and bond this cat breed develops. The Pixiebob has a thick double coat which needs regular brushing to avoid excess shedding and matting. Brushing their coat regularly will also help prevent the build-up of dead hair and helps keep the coat healthy and shiny. They also require regular ear cleaning and tooth brushing.

The Pixiebob is well suited to any home with people who will love him and care for him. Keep him indoors to protect him from cars, diseases spread by other cats and attacks from other animals.

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Pixie Bob Characteristics

History & Origin

The Pixie-Bob originated back in the 1980s in the USA. They were first bred from a wild looking cat and other cats which resembled a cross between a domestic cat and the North Ameican Bobcat. The first original kitten development of the breed was called Pixie which is where the name "PixieBob" came from. 

Pixie Bob Temperament

The pixie-Bob cat is highly intelligent, active and very social. They enjoy playing with other animals and are known for chattering and chirping. Majority of Pixie-Bobs are social around their owners and strangers. 


The Pixie-Bob cat is generally very healthy and not prone to many health conditions. As they are frequently outcrossed, this helps avoid potential health conditions during the breeding process. However, they must be fed a suitable diet and have regular visits to the vets for health check-ups.