Is there such thing as American long hair?

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You have left me- no other- choice........
Purred: Tue Nov 29, '11 10:59am PST 
Hi all, I am not sure what breed Mia is. I wouldnt say that she has short fur at all! its quite soft and seems to groom herself quite a bit. I have been told that she looks like an American short hair and that the fur may actually fall, but a recent trip to the groomer to clip those razor sharp claws, the lady said that she will be a long hair kitty. I am so confused.


Purred: Tue May 15, '12 2:50pm PST 
You definitely have a longhaired cat.

No breed is called an American longhair. If a cat has many American shorthair features, it may not be any breed at all.