The American Wirehair does not show too much difference with its very close cousin the Shorthair. His character is generally the same and his temperament, both calm and player, corresponds. In fact, the big difference is in a rougher coat than other cat breeds. His health is rather strong despite 2 genetic diseases and maintenance quite simple, even if he has 3 layers of hair. Race history The American Wirehair is much rarer than its cousin, the American Shorthair. The latter