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Exotic Short Hair

Exotic Short Hair Profile

Lifespan: 12-15 Years

Avg height: 25-30cms

Avg weight Female: 4-4.5kg

Avg weight Male4.5-5.5 kg

Coat type: Short, thick, luxurious, dense coat.

Coat colours and body type: The exotic shorthair is of medium stocky build with short legs and strong round paws.   

Grooming required: High - daily brush, and wipe face of tears to avoid skin irritation.

Similar Breeds: British shorthair, Persian.

Health Profile: Brachycephalic, polycystic kidney disease (PKD), Calcium oxylate urinary stones, respiratory difficulty, excessive tear production, facial skin irritation, heat sensitive.  

Exotic Short Hair temperament

The exotic shorthair is a cat well suited to a quiet life. They are gentle and affectionate in nature and would be suited to life in a well airconditioned apartment and/or a single pet household.

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.