Scientific name: Felis catus
Origin: United States
Coat Length: Short Hair
The American Short hair (ASH) is a breed of domestic cat believed to be descended from European cats brought to North America by early settlers to protect valuable cargo from mice and rats. According to the Cat Fancier’s Association, in 2012, it was the seventh most popular breed of cat in the United States.
They are intelligent cats who are interested in their surroundings.