Dog Breed Info Center(R) DBIC

Japanese Bobtail Cat

(Longhair and Shorthair)

Information and Pictures

Hanna the Japanese Bobtail Longhair is standing in front of a blue backdrop, on a blue stand. It is looking to the right with its left back leg extended all the way outLolita the Japanese Bobtail Shorthair is sitting on a blue stand, in front of a blue backdrop. Its head is tilted to the left.

Japanese Bobtail Longhair
name: Hanna

Japanese Bobtail Shorthair
name: Lolita

Description

The bobtail is very short, carried curled up. It has slanting eyes, strong cheekbones and very long back legs.

Coat

The coat is soft and silky. There is a long- and shorthaired variety.

Colors and Patterns

Traditional coloring is red, black and white. Eye color varies.

Temperament

The tri-color variety of this affectionate, inquisitive, well-muscled, slender cat is considered good luck.

Height, Weight

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Health Problems

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Living Conditions

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Grooming

The coat is soft and easy to groom. 

Origin

Japan

Outcross Breeds

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Recognition

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