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What You Should Know Before Purchasing an American Wirehair

If you’re looking for a family housecat then the American Wirehair may be the perfect fit. Before you purchase or even adopt, however, there are a few facts you should know first. The American Wirehair is named for its dense, wavy or curly coat. They can come in a variety of colors including black, blue, cream, fawn, silver, tabby and white. On average, the wirehair male can weigh 12 to 15 pounds while the female can weigh 8 to 12 pounds. The size of the wirehair is medium to large for cats. They have a typical lifespan of 14 to 18 years. The American Wirehair has a well balanced temperament and loves to play, cuddle, and explore. This cat is definitely an indoor lap cat that thrives on attention and lots of pampering. The breed is unique so kittens can cost between $800 and $1200. For more details, talk with your veterinary clinic Ashburn, VA.

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