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American Bobtail


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  •   American Bobtail 

General information

  • Developed in the US in the 1960s, from naturally occurring tailless cats.
  • Registered fully with TICA (The International Cat Association), but remains in the Miscellaneous Class under CFA (Cat Fanciers Association) regulations.
  • Females are generally smaller than males, but both possess a distinct, wild-look 'type'.
  • Possessed of an exceptionally amiable and inquisitive disposition.
  • There are shorthaired and longhaired varieties, although the shorthaired coat is long enough to appear shaggy.

Biological data

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Further Reading


Refereed papers

Other sources of information


  • Visit the Cat Fanciers' Association website to search for details of CFA Affiliated cat clubs


  • Visit the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy website to search for details of GCCF Affiliated cat clubs -

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