Chausie

Chausie

The Chausie is a hybrid of a jungle cat that was cross-bred with domestic cats, mainly Abyssinians. This is a young breed that has only been officially recognized in the early 2000s. The Chausie has an overall wild cat look. It is tall, with a strong, muscular build and short, glossy short coat.

Personality

This is a very active and energetic breed that likes companionship and hates being left alone. It is very smart and likes to be involved in everything their masters do. This is not a cat for people who want a mellow, quiet lap cat. They get on well with other cats and dogs but want to be in charge.

Breed Characteristics

Origin:US, 2000
Life Span:12-15 years

Chausie Build Information

The Chausie is a hybrid of a jungle cat that was cross-bred with domestic cats, mainly Abyssinians. This is a young breed that has only been officially recognized in the early 2000s. The Chausie has an overall wild cat look. It is tall, with a strong, muscular build and short, glossy short coat.

Size:Medium

Behaviour and Personality

This is a very active and energetic breed that likes companionship and hates being left alone. It is very smart and likes to be involved in everything their masters do. This is not a cat for people who want a mellow, quiet lap cat. They get on well with other cats and dogs but want to be in charge.

Activity Level:High
Affection Level:High
Kid Friendliness:Moderately

Appearance

Grooming:Moderate (regular brushing, nail trimming and ear and teeth cleaning)

Chausie Common Health Conditions

Chausie Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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