American Bobtail Cat Temperament and Lifespan

American Bobtail is a breed of short-tailed cats. Hunter's eyes, rolling gait and rabbit tail make them look like wild cats. Bobtail is intelligent and similar to domestic pets. Moreover, their intelligence is estimated on the level that is higher than the average one.

American Bobtail is the best choice for a family. This cat will not love only one person, it is able to love all at once. They love to be in a big company. Reviews of them are the best. They are gentle and loving. Cats are moderately active: sluggard is not about them as well as the fidget. They are easy to learn to walk in the street on a leash. Bobtail cats are creative and are able to get out of a closed room or a cage. You can notice hunting instincts in them: cats prey on insects and play with toys as with its prey. The cats of this breed can live from 13 to 15 years.

How Much Does a American Bobtail Cat Cost and Price Range

The average price for this breed of cats is from $400 to $800. If you are interested in the show quality kittens, then you should be ready to pay more- about $1200.

But the pedigree kitten is worth it! You should buy the American Bobtail only from the honest breeder who will be able to provide you with the documents which the cat must have.

American Bobtail Cat Colors, Shedding, Full Size and Average Weight

Cats of an American Bobtail can be of different colors and patterns, but preference is given to "wild colors" like tabby. It is also possible to have the solid color, colorpoint, tortoise, all shades of black, brown, chocolate, cinnamon, blue, purple, red, cream and white and without it. The weight of the cats ranges from 4 to 7.

American Bobtail Cat Breed Characteristics, Information and Facts

Basically, the individuals of this breed are squat and not high, very powerful and muscular. They have a fairly small and short little tail. Nowadays, there are two types of American Bobtail: long-haired and short-haired.

This breed can be called a Snow-bob - a variant of the same bobtail with color, like the Alaskan lynx. It is also known the C-bob - a breed derived from a Siamese and American or Japanese Bobtail. It should be remembered about the fact that most of tailless Bobtail cats participating in exhibitions are not accepted. The tail should be slightly above the level of the heels of the hind legs.

This cat breed is more suitable for families with children as it likes spending time mostly at home. Since these cats do not favor isolation, they are pretty smart and calm and very reticent. They are good-natured, but love freedom and treat other individuals and pets like dogs or cats very calmly.