American Wirehair cats Breed Profile
Coat Type, Color & Grooming:
Each hair is thin and wiry or bent, resulting in the crimped coat that is the hallmark of this breed. Breeders strive for coats that are dense, resilient, and coarse. They routinely cross Wirehairs with American Shorthairs, resulting in similar colors and patterns among the two breeds. Each hair is thin and wiry or bent, resulting in the crimped coat that is the hallmark of this breed.?
The American Wirehair is a muscular cat with a distinctive wiry coat; even its whiskers curl. The ideal cat is medium to large and well-muscled, with a dense, coarse coat that has a curly appearance. Wirehairs have round heads with large, widely spaced eyes and medium-size ears that are rounded at the tips.
This is a quiet, sweet-natured, easygoing cat that gets along well with children and other pets.
- Dutch Rabbit
- British Shorthair