Exotic shorthair


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Exotic shorthair

a cat breed derived from crossing American shorthair cats with Persians. It closely resembles the Persian ancestors, with small ears, large round eyes, and a short nose. It has a medium-length coat in many different colors.
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Other pedigrees to score highly were Birmans, Somalis, Siamese, Russian blues and exotic shorthairs.
Now she's made a career out of Persians, breeding the fluffy, round-headed felines - plus exotic shorthairs, which are Persians with short, plush coats - for more than 26 years.