American Shorthair cats Breed Profile
Coat Type, Color & Grooming:
The American Shorthair
comes in many colors and patterns. Here
are some of the most common:
Solid colors: Include black,
white, orange, gray, or brown.
Bi-color: Predominantly white with
patches of one other color.
Tortoiseshell or Calico: A patchy
pattern made up of three or more distinct
colors (usually black, orange, and
Tabby: A darker stripy pattern on a
lighter background color; most often gray,
brown or orange.
paw pad colors usually correspond to
predominant coat color, varying from pink
Medium to large in size; solid body with wide chest and thick hind legs; oblong head; wide face with wide-set ears and round eyes; short, dense coat that may be thicker in winter.
Very affectionate; easily disciplined and trained; usually compatible with other pets and children.
- Dutch Rabbit
- British Shorthair