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Domestic Shorthair Cat Names

Domestic Shorthair Cat Breed


Domestic Shorthair cats are commonly known as mixed-breed cats. They come in many coat colors and coat patterns, based on the cat breeds in their mixed heritage. Learn more about these cats — many rescued from cat shelters or adopted from other cat rescue groups — by researching other shorthaired cat breeds and clicking on the link below.


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TOP 10 DOMESTIC SHORTHAIR CAT NAMES

Tiger 
Powerful, named for the large cat, derived (via Old French and Latin) from Greek (tigris)

Tigger 
Derived from tiger; powerful (Greek)

Oreo
Named for the chocolate and vanilla cookie (American)

Shadow 
Shade from the sun (English)

Angel 
Angelic; messenger of God (Greek)
  Midnight 
Great darkness or gloom (English)

Smokey 
Smoke-colored (American)

Max 
The greatest (Latin)

Princess 
Royal daughter (Latin)

Chloe 
Blooming (Greek)

 


DOMESTIC SHORTHAIR ARTICLES

Grooming Your Shorthaired Cats
Even the cat with the least fur needs occasional grooming. Learn how often your pet needs grooming attention.

Shelter Cats are Just as Healthy as Purebred Cats, According to Data
Petplan Pet Insurance encourages giving homeless and “second-hand” cats a second chance at a loving home.

Orange Tabby Male Cats and Calico Female Cats
CatChannel veterinary expert, Arnold Plotnick, DVM, explains how cats get their gender and colors.

 

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