Japanese Bobtail


Photos from Kiddlyn Japanese Bobtails

The Japanese Bobtail is the “good luck” cat in Japan.  Its face is between wedge and round in structure with a long nose, large ears (pitched forward), and large, oval eyes.  A soft and silky coat that requires little grooming.  Bobbed, almost inflexible tail that can be sensitive.  A longhair version originated in 1993.

  • BREED TYPE:  Natural
  • BODY TYPE:  Cobby
  • COAT TYPE:  Shorthair
  • SIZE:  Small to medium (6 to 9 pounds)
  • TEMPERAMENT:  Very affectionate.  Can be talkative.  Likes to be handled.  Accepts other pets.  Very good with children (but be careful about the tail).

Recommended Web Links

Janipurr Japanese Bobtails

Kiddlyn Japanese Bobtails

Grooming For Show

CFA Profile

Japanese Bobtail Profile

Japanese Bobtail Rescue


Breed Article

TICA Standard