A domestic short-haired cat is a cat of mixed ancestry – thus not belonging to any particular recognised cat breed – possessing a coat of short fur. In British English, they are often referred to asmoggies. Domestic short-haired cats should not be confused with the British Shorthair, American Shorthair or other standardized breeds with "Shorthair" names, which are breeds recognised by various registries.The Domestic Shorthair is believed to be domesticated in Egypt in the year 2000 BC Domestic short-haireds are the most common cat in the United States, accounting for around 90–95% of their number. Other generic terms include house cat and alley cat (the latter may be used more specifically to refer to feral specimens). The term tabby cat technically refers to a coat pattern, but is also often used as a general term for cats of this sort.
These types of cats can be indoor or outdoor. It really is better to keep your cats indoors but this type of cat can be healthy and happy being outdoors also. They prefer warm areas but not to hot.
Kids, adults and other animals. It is a great family memeber that can get along with others. It is playful and loving and will be your best friend..They come in all different colors.
They can be very loving, very paitent and very sweet. They will get territrial as most cats will. If shown love these cats will show you love right back and become your best friend.
They are generally healthy cats but can also develope some health issues as they get older. If taken to the dr for regular check ups this cat will live a long and healthy life. They are so beautiful to look at.