Some important facts about domestic long haired kittens
The personality of the Domestic Longhair Kittens is as wide and varied as their coat colors, making each cat truly unique. If you’re considering adopting a domestic long hair cat, get to know their individual likes, dislikes and behaviors. Most long hairs tend to be playful, affectionate and easy-going. Others may be a bit slower to warm up or prefer a bit more space.
BODY of Domestic Longhair Kittens
Though many are medium build, the domestic long hair’s particular body shapes are heavily influenced by their unique ancestry and genes. Faces may be long or short. Some may have muscular bodies while others are leaner. It’s possible for some of these cats to have a stouter appearance with flat-looking face and others may have an elongated face accompanied by a pointy nose. The vastness of physical variety makes the long hair an often striking and unique beauty.
COAT: LONG HAIR
Domestic long hairs who are healthy and groomed well often exude elegance, although sometimes their goofy personalities may disrupt any sense of regality! They share many similarities to their short haired cousins such as a medium physical build, and their distinguishing feature is their 2 to 6 inch fur.
These luscious coats come in a variety of combinations from a single color such as black to the classy tuxedo look or even calico, torbie and tabby.
A domestic long hair cat’s coat typically takes some diligent care to avoid matting.
History of Domestic Longhair Kittens
The domestic long hair is said to have evolved from the northern, wintry areas of Russia, Persia and Turkey. The leading theory is that a gene mutation naturally occurred so the cats could adapt to the colder weather and survive better about 400 years ago.