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Cat Breeds /Irish shorthair
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Irish shorthair

Weight

Height

Lifespan

Breed Group

Irish shorthair History

Irish shorthair Traits

General Appearance

Coat and Coloring

Distinctive Physical Traits

Irish shorthair Temperament

Irish shorthair Care

Nutrition

Grooming

Health

Irish shorthair Genetic Health Conditions

  • Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)

    Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) is the most common inherited disease in cats. The disease causes the formation of fluid-filled cysts in the kidneys that can lead to kidney failure.

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