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Oriental Shorthair

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Oriental Shorthair

Country of Origin Great Britain
Date of Origin 1950s
Weight 4 - 6.5 Kgs (9 - 14 lbs)

Main Characteristics

The Oriental Shorthair has a lithe but muscular build. They have a long, wedge-shaped head, large ears, a svelte body, long legs and a long, thin tail. Their short, fine coat can be a variety of patterns and colours.


Oriental Shorthairs are devoted and demanding.


If you are considering an Oriental Shorthair as a pet, consider the following points:
They require light grooming
They are active
They are gregarious
They are usually vocal

Interesting Facts

Oriental Shorthairs are also known as:
Foreign Type

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