How much do American Shorthair cats cost?
An American Shorthair kitten typically costs between $500 and $800, depending on the breeder and the pedigree. If you choose to go with a highly reputable breeder who breeds top-of-the-line Shorthairs, the price will often be closer to $1,000-$1,500.
Are American Shorthair cats rare?
Today, the American Shorthair is one of the most common breeds of cat and is the most popular in the US, Canada and Japan. In Europe, the American cat is still very rare with some organisations refusing to recognize its existence.
Do American Shorthair cats like to be held?
Yes, this breed is very physically affectionate. They like cuddles, petting and lap-time. While they won’t pester you or become anxious if you’re not making a fuss of them, American Shorthairs will ask to be petted and definitely enjoy being cuddled.
How long does an American shorthair cat live?
15 to 20 years
American Shorthair: 15 to 20 years.
Can you leave an American Shorthair alone?
The American Shorthair tolerates being left alone. She is an affectionate cat, but also spends time just sleeping in the sun. The American is an easy cat to care for and makes a wonderful, quiet companion.
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Where can I get an American Shorthair cat?
If you live in Washington and you’re trying to adopt a American Shorthair kitten or cat, your best choice is to go to a American Shorthair breeder. These are people who specialize in the breed and really understand their personality traits and how to care for them.
How are American Shorthair cat breeders describe themselves?
How They Describe Themselves: We breed American Shorthairs that are to the standard and are guaranteed to be healthy and free of infectious disease at time of purchase. By the time kittens are ready to leave the cattery, they will be spayed or neutered and have received the necessary shots needed for the first year.
When to spay or neuter an American Shorthair cat?
Prior to leaving the cattery, all cats/kittens are guaranteed receiving the necessary shots. We recommend all parents to spay or neuter their kitten around the age of 5 – 6 months. That leaves enough time for kittens to develop more sound physical structures. Have a Question? Send Email Now Has This Breeder Been Cat Kingpin Certified? No