Facts about Exotic Shorthair Cats, "Scientific name for Exotic Shorthair Cat is Felis Catus". "Exotic Shorthair Cat" has a history of 50 years. The Exotic Shorthair Cat is also known as Shorthaired Persian. The Exotic Shorthair Cat is the perfect cat for people who like to live a calm and peaceful life. The Exotic Shorthair Cat breed has a playful attitude, but it likes to cuddle and relax most of the time. Exotic Shorthair Cats can see at levels of light six time lower than a human, this is why cats can catch mice so easily at night. Exotic Shorthair Cats outer ear uses 32 muscles to control it, and a human has only 6 muscles in its ear and a cat can move its ears 180 degrees. Exotic Shorthair Cat has a plush and beautiful appearance. The Exotic is mostly preferred by urban cat lovers. The Exotic Shorthair Cat is one of the most affectionate cat breeds. It is easy to care for, requires minimal shedding and has a luxurious coat.
The Exotic Shorthair Cat meets all the features of the Persian breed except for its coat. The Persians have long thick coat, hence requires daily combing to avoid mats and tangles, whereas the Exotic Shorthair Cat usually has a coat of medium length. The Exotic Shorthair Cat coat is dense and plush too with a thick under coat; hence it requires neither daily combing nor heavily shed.
The Exotic Shorthair Cat grows up to 15 pounds (6.8 kg), but remains short when height is concerned. It looks like a heavy cylindrical, muscular body being held by four stout legs. The Exotic Shorthair Cat breed looks compact, but its muscular body and short legs don’t give a fatty look for sure. The dense bones mostly contribute towards their weight. The Exotic Shorthair Cat are available in almost all colors and coat patterns.
The Exotic Shorthair Cat is sensitive to temperature. As the Exotic Shorthair Cat have shorter nostrils, a sharp difference in environmental temperature may lead to breathing problems. Although, the Exotic Shorthair Cat likes human contact and seeking attention; it would spend its time as a lap cat. The Exotic Shorthair Cat keeps looking for the coolest places inside the house, so its resting place keeps changing. One can’t just allocate a cat bed for Exotic Shorthair Cat and expect it to sleep there even after training it to do so.
The Exotic Shorthair Cat is an easy going cat. It usually has no issue with other domestic animals, but prefers to steal time from humans. It is a quick learner. As the Exotic Shorthair Cat has small legs and massive weight, it can’t jump to heights of even 3-4 feet. Cat Facts
There are over 500 million domestic cats in the world and 88 million in the United States Approximately 40,000 people are bitten by cats in the U.S. annually. Exotic Shorthair Cats on average sleep 13 to 14 hours a day and when they are awake, the spend a lot of time licking themselves to keep themselves clean. Exotic Shorthair Cats help control rodents like small rats and mice where the live homes, warehouse, ect. A female cat is called a "queen or molly", male cat is called a "tom" and the name "clowder" is called a group and young or baby cats are called kittens. Exotic Shorthair Cats have very sharp hearing and their sense of smell is fantastic. Exotic Shorthair Cats average life span is around 12 to 15 years.
The reason why Exotic Shorthair Cats can squeeze through very small spaces is that they have no collarbone and free-floating clavicle bones that their shoulders are attach to their forelimbs, that's why a Exotic Shorthair Cat can fit through a hole the same size as its head and they use their whiskers to determine if they can fit through the space.
A Exotic Shorthair Cat can move their ears independently. The cat's hairball is called a "bezoar" (meaning a concretion or calculus found in the intestines or stomach of certain animals, in particular ruminants, formerly alleged to be an effective cure for poison). A Exotic Shorthair Cat can climb up a tree well but can not climb head first down a tree, because all the claws on a cat’s paw points the same direction, to get down from a tree, a cat has to back down.
A Exotic Shorthair Cat can run at a top speed of about 30 mph (48.2 km) over a short distance. A Exotic Shorthair Cat rubs against a person to not only to be affectionate but also to mark out its territory. A Exotic Shorthair Cat does not like water because its fur is not insulate it well when it gets wet. A Exotic Shorthair Cat averages about 12 whiskers on both side of its face.
A Exotic Shorthair Cats jaw can not move sideways, there for a cat can not chew large pieces of food. A Exotic Shorthair Cats back is highly flexible because of its 53 loosely fitting vertebrae. The body of a Exotic Shorthair Cat has 230 bones. While a human body has 206. Compared to a humans who only have 34. The average Exotic Shorthair Cat temperature of a cat is 101.5 °F. The Exotic Shorthair Cats heart beats at 110 to 140 a minute, That is almost twice as fast as a human heart.
A Exotic Shorthair Cats has 30 teeth while a kittens has about 26 teeth that they will lose at about 6 months of age. The fear of cats "Ailurophobia".