Japanese Shorthair History
Japanese Shorthair Traits
Coat and Coloring
Distinctive Physical Traits
Japanese Shorthair Temperament
Japanese Shorthair Care
Japanese Shorthair Genetic Health Conditions
GM2 Gangliosidosis Type II (Discovered in Japanese domestic cats)
GM2 Gangliosidosis Type II causes muscle tremors, uncoordinated movements, difficulty eating, and blindness.
With more than 45 health tests, Wisdom Panel™ Complete for Cats screens for these and other important genetic conditions—allowing you to better plan for your cat's lifelong care.