American Shorthair History

  The exact origin of American shorthair is unknown.American shorhair was first recognized by (CFA) in 1906.However it is said that they are a crossbred of English and American domestic cats that were brought to America by an English colonist.Until late 19th century there were no signs of long haired cats in England and other European regions.Most of the domestic cats in America were brought by European migrants.At that time those European shorthair cats were brought to America and were crossbred with American domestic cats to save original American domestic cat.As the result of this crossbreeding between European and American domestic cats American shorthairs were produced.
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