Cat Breed Focus – The American Bobtail

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This wild look cat is a fun and loving pet to have in your home.  

The American bob tail is a devoted family member and bonds easily with people, being both entertaining in their antics and comforting when you need a cuddle. 

Urban legend says they get their short tail from breeding with wild cats.  However it is actually due to a random spontaneous genetic mutation, similar to the Manx Cat.

Body Type: Long, stocky.  Tail short bobbed.

Coat: Dense short hair or medium long hair.

Pattern: Varied – wild cat style markings preferred.

Color:  Varied.

Temperament:  Loving and playful.