domestic shorthair


Definition of domestic shorthair

: american shorthair broadly : a short-haired domestic cat especially of unknown pedigree

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Laney, 1, is a 7 1/2-pound spayed female domestic shorthair. idahostatesman, "Ada County Pet of the Week: Laney," 19 Feb. 2018 Angel, 7, is an 8 1/2 pound spayed female domestic shorthair. idahostatesman, "Ada County Pet of the Week: Angel | Idaho Statesman," 26 Mar. 2018 The This Is Us star, 33, shared photographs on Instagram of Claudia, his domestic shorthair cat that went missing in Koreatown, a suburb of Los Angeles, California. Alexia Fernandez,, "Mandy Moore Begs Fans For Their Help After Her Brother's 12-Year-Old Cat Goes Missing," 29 Mar. 2018 Alanna, 6 months, is a 5.5-pound female domestic shorthair. idahostatesman, "Ada County Pet of the Week: Alanna," 5 Feb. 2018 Neeko, 5, is a 13-pound neutered male domestic shorthair. idahostatesman, "Ada County Pet of the Week: Neeko," 22 Jan. 2018 This domestic shorthair mix absolutely loves a good massage. sacbee, "SPCA Pet of the Week: Dumbledore | The Sacramento Bee," 15 Dec. 2017 An officer picked up the 1-month-old domestic shorthair and took it to the shelter. Washington Post, "Prince George’s County Animal Watch," 19 Sep. 2017 Freddy, 2, is a 13 1/2-pound neutered male domestic shorthair with handsome black and gray tiger stripes. idahostatesman, "Ada County Pet of the Week: Freddy | Idaho Statesman," 23 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of domestic shorthair

1935, in the meaning defined above

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