No doubt, there is much to learn when it comes to the adorable Exotic Shorthair kitten. Check out these six fun facts!
- On occasion, Exotic Shorthair kittens are born with long hair. When this occurs, the kittens may be referred to as Persian kitten or an Exotic Longhair kitten.
- Exotic Shorthair kittens are not jumpers or sprinters, although they may still have an occasional run around in the house. Instead of finding them perched atop your refrigerator, there’s a much greater chance you will find your Exotic Shorthair kitten lounging on the couch.
- The initially proposed name for this breed was the “Sterling,” since the kittens were supposed to be silver.
- These fluffy felines have appeared on television, in movie theaters, and across social media. Various cats such as Garfield, Snoopy, Hello Kitty and Felix the Cat have accumulated hundreds of thousands of fans.
- Everyone’s favorite cartoon cat, Garfield, is said to have been partially inspired by the Red Tabby Exotic Shorthair.
- A nickname that some people have for the Exotic Shorthair kitten is “the lazy man’s Persian.”
No doubt, exotic shorthair kittens have always been full of surprises!
About Mon Chéri Cattery
Mon Chéri is a small boutique cattery in Arkansas specializing in pet & show-quality Exotic Shorthair kittens for sale & Persian kittens for sale (or Exotic Longhair kittens) that are outstandingly beautiful, friendly and come with a health guarantee! Our premier Kings & Queens come from outstanding Russian and German bloodlines. Mon Chéri has been both calico Exotic Shorthair kitten breeders and calico Persian kitten breeders for the last 20 years according to CFA standards.* Our Exotic Shorthair kittens and Persian kittens come in a variety of colors including chocolate, lilac, black smoke, cream, colorpoint, solid, bicolor, calico, tabby, red, and the rare and beautiful tortoiseshell. Mon Chéri is French for “My Darling”. Our adorable kittens have been our darlings. We promise they will be your darlings too!
*CFA or The Cat Fanciers’ Association, Inc. is currently the world’s largest registry of pedigreed cats and known as the most prestigious pedigreed cat registering association in North America. See our Mon Chéri Cattery profile on CFA.