Oriental Shorthair
Facts & Advice

A natural chatterbox who adores human company

Long, slim and elegant-looking, Oriental Shorthairs are extroverts and love human contact and lots of attention. A member of the Siamese breed group, they are curious, extremely intelligent and vocal - they love to 'talk'. This breed makes for a good companion, but needs lots of play opportunities to prevent boredom.
To ensure your Oriental Shorthair is protected in the case of an emergency, take a look at our cat insurance policies.

Vital Stats

Colour: Oriental Shorthairs come in many colour variations - there are believed to be more than 300.
Coat: Short, sleek, fine and glossy. Needs grooming once a week.
Life span: Many Oriental Shorthairs reach their late teens. Average life expectancy is 15.
Colour various Coat short
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Life span 15+years

Oriental Shorthair insurance considerations

Oriental Shorthairs sometimes suffer with epilepsy and are prone to hereditary and congenital conditions. Petplan dog insurance offers peace of mind that they will always be protected.

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