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.