Scottish Fold Shorthair
Scottish Fold Shorthair History
Scottish Fold Shorthair Traits
Coat and Coloring
Distinctive Physical Traits
Scottish Fold Shorthair Temperament
Scottish Fold Shorthair Care
Scottish Fold 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.
Earfold and Osteochondrodysplasia (Discovered in the Scottish Fold)
The Earfold and Osteochondrodysplasia variant results in the breed defining folded ears of Scottish Fold cats and is associated with skeletal malformations and arthritis.
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