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This is an american shorthair cat, picture taken by Dustin Warrington, flickr

This cat is believed to have descended from English cats when settlers took cats on boats with them to eat the mice. At the age of 3-4 the are adults, with males weighing 11-15 pounds and females weighing 8-12. They don’t require much work, but they prefer to have company and not be left alone. This breed has around 80 different colors of fur, but the most popular is silver. They are athletic and playful, and they stay playful their whole lives.