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Domestic Longhair


A Fluffy Coated Cat

Calm, Docile, Playful

This breed originated in the United States some time after the 1600s when a variety of breeds were brought over by Pilgrims. They can be quiet and docile, yet active and affectionate cats. They are ideal for first time cat owners and owners willing to groom weekly. These cats have long and fluffy coats that require brushing several times per week.

Explore this page to learn more about where she came, which health conditions are a risk to her and how to keep her feeling her best.

Breed Details

Body:Medium to Large, Strong Coat:Long, Flowy, Silky, Away body

Length of fur

1 = short - 5 = long

Grooming requirements

1 = little grooming - 5 = much grooming

Energy level

1 = low energy - 5 = high energy

Ease of training

1 = difficult - 5 = easy

Affection toward owners

1 = independent - 5 = very affectionate

Friendliness toward strangers

1 = shy - 5 = very friendly

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  • History

    History for the Domestic Longhair coming soon.

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    Signs to watch out for are coming soon for the Domestic Longhair.

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To view the sources for the information listed on this page, see our Cat Breed Guide References here.

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