Exotic Shorthair

  • Size

    Medium to large, with males weighing 7 to 14 pounds and females weighing 6 to 10 pounds
  • Coat

    Short, plush, think
  • Sheds

    Yes
  • Color

    White, black, blue, red, cream, chocolate, lilac, silver, plus various patterns and shadings
  • Vocalization

    Quiet
  • Temperament

    Sweet, affectionate, loyal

Known as the lazy man’s Persian, the Exotic Shorthair has the body type and easygoing nature of the Persian but without the coat length and need for daily grooming. With her thick, dense, plush short hair and round face, the Exotic Shorthair has a soft teddy bear look. This sweet feline is affectionate and loyal. The breed is athletic, fun-loving, yet also quiet and sensitive.

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