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Pixie Bob

Pixie Bob Profile

Lifespan: 13-15 Years

Avg height: 25-30 cms

Avg weight Female: 3.6-5 kg

Avg weight Male: 7.7-9 kg

Coat type: Pixie-Bobs have a thick double coat with a particularly woolly texture that is water-resistant. 

Coat colours and body type: Pixie Bob coats can be short-haired or long-haired. Pixie-Bobs commonly have a mackerel or striped coat pattern. Stripes may be accompanied by rosettes, making them look particularly wild. Common colours include tawny, grey, or red.   

Grooming required: High - daily brush.

Similar Breeds: American bobtail.

Health Profile: Polydactylism, obesity, vaccination sensitivities are known in this breed.

Pixie Bob temperament

This highly intelligent breed is affectionate and will want to be an integral part of the family. They are commonly described as "dog-like". They enjoy a busy household, learning tricks, and solving puzzle toys that reward them with kibble. This breed will do well with children and other pets. Unlike most cats, Pixie Bobs have been known to enjoy car rides, and thus, travel well.