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European Shorthair

Similar Pages:
 British Shorthair
 American Shorthair
 Russian Shorthair
 Exotic Shorthair
 American Wirehair

Country of Origin Mainland Europe
Date of Origin 1982
Weight 3.5 - 7 Kgs (8 - 15 lbs)

Main Characteristics

European Shorthairs are muscular, medium sized cats. Their coat is short and it can be a variety of colours and patterns.


European Shorthairs are intelligent and reserved.


If you are considering a European Shorthair as a pet, consider the following points:
They require light grooming
They are self contained
They are sedate
They are usually quiet

Interesting Facts

European Shorthairs are not a very popular breed outside Scandinavia.

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