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Cat Breeds /LaPerm Shorthair
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LaPerm Shorthair




Breed Group

LaPerm Shorthair History

LaPerm Shorthair Traits

General Appearance

Coat and Coloring

Distinctive Physical Traits

LaPerm Shorthair Temperament

LaPerm Shorthair Care




LaPerm Shorthair Genetic Health Conditions

  • Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency

    Pyruvate Kinase (PK) Deficiency is a disorder that causes anemia due to the breakdown of red blood cells.

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