One of the predominant traits of a Domestic Long-Haired cat is that it is simply a cat with long hair. No, really - that's it. These cats are not to be confused with the American Longhair or the British Longhair.
The History of the Longhair
it’s thought that the recessive gene for long hair was naturally selected in cat populations hanging out in colder climates. In the northern reaches of Russia, Iran, and Turkey, the luxurious coats of longhaired cats offered great protection from the weather.
A Very Helpful Kitty
The Look of Love
Traits of the Breed
Their temperament varies widely, so some might be quite vocal while others remain quiet and stoic. One thing to keep in mind is that they are excellent hunters, so interactive toys are something considered to be a must-have to keep them engaged and happy.