Short Hair Cat Breeds

Short hair cat breeds come in all shapes, sizes and color varieties. Cats of this type are easier to groom than their long hair counterparts, requiring a brushing only once a week.

The list of short haired cat breeds include:

The Abyssinian


(Quiomme's Gustav - Karin Langner-Bahmann)

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The Balinese

Balinese cat breed

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The American Shorthair

American shorthair cat breed

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The American Wirehair

American Wirehair cat

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The Bombay

Bombay cat

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The British Shorthair

British Shorthair

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The Burmese

Burmese cat breed

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The Chartreux

Chartreux cat breed

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The Colorpoint Shorthair

Colorpoint shorthair cat breed

The Colorpoint Shorthair is a relative of the Siamese

The Cornish Rex

Cornish Rex cat breed

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The Devon Rex

Devon Rex cat breed

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The Egyptian Mau

Egyptian Mau cat breed

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The Havana

Havana cat breed

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The Japanese Bobtail

Japanese Bobtail cat breed

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The Korat

Korat cat breed

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The Manx

Manx cat breed

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The Ocicat


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The Oriental Shorthair

Oriental cat breeds

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The Russian Blue

Russian Blue

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The Scottish Fold

Scottish Fold

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The Siamese

Siamese cat breed

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The Singapura

Singapura cat breed

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The Sphynx

Sphynx cat breed

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The Tonkinese

Tonkinese cat breed

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The Domestic Shorthair

Domestic shorthair cat breed

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