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Asian

They like to play, are very affectionate and want to be part of all aspects of their owner's life.

About the Asian

The Asian is a lively, outgoing cat, lithe and energetic. This breed is made up of five distinct varieties: Self, Asian Smoke, Asian Shaded, Asian Tabby and the semi-longhair version known as Tiffanie.

Generally speaking they are sociable and confident as a breed, they will live contentedly with other cats, but can be willful. They are not particularly noisy, but can be vocal when spoken to.

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

Breed specifics

Country
United Kingdom
Coat
Short
Size category
Medium
Avg life expectancy
14–15 years

Lively / Sociable / Vocal / Energetic / Affectionate / Intelligent / Confident

Key facts

  • Needs moderate grooming
  • Suited to indoor and outdoor life
  • Good with people

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