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Meet the Australian Mist Cat, a Family Friendly Feline

Why This Breed May Be A Perfect Choice for You

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IS THE AUSTRALIAN MIST CAT RIGHT FOR YOU?

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    The Australian Mist tends to be a friendly, people oriented breed which makes them a great family pet.

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    They do well with other pets and are usually affectionate with kids.

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    Australian Mist kittens are trainable, although they usually remain kittenish all their lives.

HISTORY

As you may have guessed, the Australian Mist Cat hails from Australia. A cross of the Burmese, Abyssinian, and Australian Moggy, this newly developed breed was designed to have all of the best characteristics of the contributing breeds. Using 30 certified purebred cats, Dr. Truda Straede (the man behind the Australian Mist) made sure to capture all the best qualities of each breed, thereby creating a superior family cat.

quick facts

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    Size

    Medium

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    Lifespan

    15 - 18 years

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    Hair Length

    Short

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    Litter Size

    An average of 4 kittens

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    Male Weight

    8 - 15 pounds

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    Female Weight

    8 - 15 pounds with females on the lighter end

APPEARANCE

A medium-sized breed, the Australian Mist is a short haired, skinny cat with a big, rounded head with big doe eyes. They have large, wide set ears and a fluffy tail. Their legs are tall and their nose, chin, and wiskerpads are wide, giving them a friendly expression.

PERSONALITY

With the relaxed nature of the Burmese, the intelligence of the Abyssinian, and the vibrancy of the Australian Moggy, the Australian Mist is a breed well suited to family life. They are friendly with kids and are playful all throughout their lives, but not exceedingly so. While they can be left up to their own devices, they also love taking part in the family's activities. They are also a very trainable breed.

color

The Australian Mist can be either spotted or marbled, and can come in a few different colors: brown, blue, chocolate, lilac, caramel, gold, or peach.

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health concerns

The average life expectancy of the breed is about 12 years. The breed is prone to:

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