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Oriental Shorthair Cat

Information and Pictures

Sushi the Oriental Shorthair Cat being held in the air by its owner. There is a chain link fence behind them

Seven-year-old Sushi being held by her owner


The Oriental Shorthair has a long flexible and muscular, tapering body.


The coat is short, flat, fine, silky and close-lying.

Colors and Patterns

The colors vary and the eyes are green (white cats may have blue eyes).


The Oriental Shorthair is a playful, devoted, demanding cat that is svelte, elegant and lithe but muscular. 

Height, Weight


Health Problems


Living Conditions





England. This is a newly developed breed.

Outcross Breeds