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Domestic Short Hair

Domestic Short Hair Profile

Lifespan: 15-20 Years

Avg height: 20-30cms

Avg weight Female: 5.4-6.8kg

Avg weight Male6.8-7.5 kg

Coat type: Short soft coat.

Coat colours and body type: The domestic shorthair is of medium, muscular build with solid proportionate body structure. They may appear in a wide range of colours, but is best known for a common tabby patterning. 

Grooming required: Low - occasional brush.

Similar Breeds: American shorthair.

Health Profile: Generally very healthy due to the diverse gene pool. Overeating, diabetes, joint pain. 


Domestic Short Hair temperament

The domestic short hair is a mix of many different breeds and may therefore come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and personalities. They are generally playful, quiet and affectionate.                                     

Please be advised the information provided is purely an indicator of breed traits and characteristics and that within some breeds there can be significant variation.