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Cat Breeds /American Curl Shorthair
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American Curl Shorthair

Weight

Height

Lifespan

10–20 yr

Breed Group

American Curl Shorthair History

American Curl Shorthair Traits

General Appearance

Coat and Coloring

Distinctive Physical Traits

American Curl Shorthair Temperament

American Curl Shorthair Care

Nutrition

Grooming

Health

American Curl Shorthair Genetic Health Conditions

  • Progressive Retinal Atrophy (Discovered in the Abyssinian)

    Progressive Retinal Atrophy (Discovered in the Abyssinian) is a disorder that causes degeneration of the light sensing retina at the back of the eye, resulting in vision loss.

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