American Shorthair Breed Synopsis
This breed has no extremes in either conformation or temperament. Apart from their renowned hardiness, American Shorthairs are noted for their good disposition, intelligence and hunting ability. Its placid nature makes it an ideal pet and companion for small children and dogs. This is a very adaptable breed. The American is always one of the top recommendations for todays' busy households.
This hardy breed is bred in a variety of colors, except the Siamese pointed pattern. The best known are the silver tabbies, which can be seen in several commercials and movies today. See the standard for a list of colors and patterns accepted for this endearing hardy breed.
AMERICAN SHORTHAIR Breed chair