History of breed American Shorthair cats dates back to the primitive leaflets of US settlers. It is believed that the breed was introduced in present-day America with the first inhabitants of the continent. Every ship that stopped in the United States, brought at least one American cat (they protect ships from all sorts of harmful rodents), and eventually breed bred and acquired a natural time for today’s appearance.
For Exterior Features own cats have the following data: strong, with a pronounced relief body; Constitution strong and thin; COAT pet thick, heavily covering the entire body, hairs hard to the touch and short; head of medium size, rounded shape, bulging cheeks, wide apart and expressive eyes; tail short, broad at the base and tapering to the end.
Representatives of the American Shorthair cats have saved a lot of qualities since the time of their withdrawal. How, for example, excessive hunting quality, full freedom and tolerance of heavy training. In urban areas, where the cats do not have the necessary freedom to them, they do not feel very well, so more suitable for life in some rural areas or a house with a big yard, that was actually a space for entertainment wild pets.
The character of the American representatives laid on the genetic level, first and foremost – svobodolyubivot and independence, on a lesser role will play a curiosity and excessive energy. The positive qualities include high immunitet data, endurance and resistance to diseases, communicative and peaceful.