colors:white, black / ebony, red / orange, blue / gray, lavender / silver, cream / beige / tan, fawn
patterns:solid, bi-color, tabby, calico / tri-color, color point
good with:children, seniors, dogs, cats, families
other traits:easy to train, easy to groom, friendly toward humans, friendly toward other pets, friendly toward strangers, tolerates being alone, high prey drive, high potential for weight gain, good for first-time pet owners, good lap cat, tolerates being picked up
American wirehair cats are a playful, affectionate, and independent breed with a coarse, crimped coat. Read more about this friendly companion cat breed.