Australian Mist

The Australian Mist is a great domestic cat with a typical domestic cat appearance. They are not know for having particularly distinct features and are of a medium size with a rounded head and a warm expression. Their coats are often ringed or marbled in pattern. They have a short coat and plump, furry tail. For the novice pedigree buyer, this breed is a wonderful option.

 

Country of Origin
Australia
Colour

Brown,blue, lilac, caramel, chocolate and peach with either a spotted or marbled pattern.

Cost
Size
Medium
Health
Annual health checks are recommended from around eight years of age. Otherwise, the Australian Mist is considered to be a relatively healthy breed.
Life Span

12-16 years.

Intelligence
Excels in shows and competitions but loves a simple home life as well.
Suitability (Children)
High
Feeding

Australian Mists are not fussy eaters and require around 75 kilocalories of food per kilo of their body weight. They can be prone to obesity so should be carefully monitored for signs of weight gain.

Feeding Cost
Hair Shed
Moderate
Ailments
Annual health checks are recommended from around eight years of age. Otherwise, the Australian Mist is considered to be a relatively healthy breed.
Grooming Requirements
A couple of times a week
The Australian Mist is a true blue Aussie! Developed in 1977 by Dr. Truda Straede, they were believed to have been crossbred with more than 30 breeds. These include Burmese cats, Abyssinian cats and Australian Moggies. They are the first Australian bred pedigree cat. The Australian Mist is recognised Australia wide by governing council bodies as an official Australian cat breed.


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