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Cat Breeds /Oriental Shorthair
Oriental Shorthair

Oriental Shorthair




Breed Group

Oriental Shorthair History

Oriental Shorthair Traits

General Appearance

Coat and Coloring

Distinctive Physical Traits

Oriental Shorthair Temperament

Oriental Shorthair Care




Oriental 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.

  • Factor XII Deficiency (Variant 2)

    Factor XII Deficiency is a common blood factor deficiency which does not result in an abnormal tendency to bleed but may have an effect on blood clot stability.

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