Highlander

The Highlander is a large cat breed with a big, muscular body. Distinctive features include folded ears and a naturally short tail, which Highlanders sometimes "wag" when feeling playful or excited. Personality: They are very friendly and sociable cats and have high energy. Highlanders love to chase and play and are often described as dog-like breeds that can be taught to fetch or walk on a leash. Despite looking like large, serious cats, they can act like real clowns at times. They get on well with other pets and are friendly towards children.

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Origin
Canada, 2008
Life Span
12-15 years
Other Names
Highlander

Highlander Build Information

Size
Large

The Highlander is a large cat breed with a big, muscular body. Distinctive features include folded ears and a naturally short tail, which Highlanders sometimes \"wag\" when feeling playful or excited.

Behaviour and Personality

Kid Friendliness
Affection Level
Activity Level

They are very friendly and sociable cats and have high energy. Highlanders love to chase and play and are often described as dog-like breeds that can be taught to fetch or walk on a leash. Despite looking like large, serious cats, they can act like real clowns at times. They get on well with other pets and are friendly towards children.

Appearance

Grooming
Minimal (Weekly Brushing, nail trimming, ear and teeth cleaning)

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