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The Peterbalds are very intelligent, lively and playful. These cats remain playful and lively throughout their life.

About the Peterbald

Peterbalds are very attached to humans and love to be in your lap. These cats come in three coat types: completely Short, fine “peach-like” hairs, or a longer coat that feels like a plush, short velvet. They get on very well with other cats, dogs and children, as they have a tendency to be playful.

The Peterbald will often choose one member of the family as their favourite and become very devoted to them.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from World Cat Congress (WCC)

Breed specifics

Short coat
Size category
Avg life expectancy
12–15 years

Intelligent / Lively / Playful

Key facts

  • Best suited to indoor life
  • Needs moderate grooming
  • Patient with children and other animals
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