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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.