American Wirehair

The American Wirehair mutated from the American Shorthair.  Dense fur is crimped or bent; springy.  Feels like lamb’s wool.    Has a round face with medium ears and large, round eyes.  Low maintenance.

  • BREED TYPE:  Spontaneous mutation
  • BODY TYPE:  Cobby
  • COAT TYPE:  Shorthair
  • SIZE:  Medium to large
  • TEMPERAMENT:  Quiet, even tempered.  Can be bossy, yet reserved around strangers.
  • COLORS:  Calico, calico van, brown mackerel tabby.

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