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Physical Characteristics

Breed Group:

Most Pixie-Bobs are shorthaired, but some longhaired Pixie-Bobs also exist.

Weight:

Females weigh between 10-12 pounds while males can weigh anywhere between 14-26 pounds.

Height:

Pixie-Bobs grow to a larger than average size as compared to other cats.

Color(s):

Pixie-Bobs typically come in shades of brown, tan, fawn, rust, and gold.

Coat:

Pixie-Bobs have woolly, easy to maintain coats that can be either short or long.


Overview

Character:

Extremely intelligent, these patient cats are relatively quiet. However, they are still quite active and like to play. Pixie-Bobs are very enthusiastic cats and always keep their owners entertained. These cats also make very loving and affectionate companions.

Country of Origin:

USA.

History:

This breed was developed during the 1980s by Bellingham, Washington breeder Carol Ann Brewer. While originally thought to be wild hybrids, DNA testing has shown that Pixie-Bobs are domestic cats. However, some still believe that Pixie-Bobs are descendants of the North American bobcat.

Name:

This breed was so named for its resemblance to the North American bobcat and for the first Pixie-Bob cat, who was named Pixie.

Temperament:

Pixie-Bobs have a very trustworthy nature are gentle with children. These cats will form deep, life-long bonds with their family members and they like to be around humans. Pixie-Bobs also get along well with other pets.


Care

Training:

Pixie-Bobs are extremely intelligent and have an incredible ability to learn. They can be trained to recognize short human words and phrases and can also be easily leash trained.

Activity:

While not hyperactive cats, Pixie-Bobs are lively and energetic.

Ownership:

Despite their stunning bobcat resemblance, Pixie-Bobs are highly suitable as pets. These cats are gentle and affectionate and make very loyal companions. Pixie-Bobs require human company and attention and are guaranteed to keep you entertained with their lively spirit. Pixie-Bobs are suitable for apartments and for households with children or other pets. They are generally non-destructive and will leave your furniture alone.


Breeders

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