The Australian Mist, formerly known as spotted mist, is a medium-size breed that developed in Australia. It is also known as an alley cat and typically weighs 8 - 15 pounds. This cat breed has a short-length coat that will have moderate shedding throughout the year and require occasional grooming to keep it in good condition.
Common Health Conditions
- Allergies can be common in lighter colored breeds of the Australian Mist, specifically skin allergies.
- Obesity is another common health condition if these breeds if their diets are not monitored and they are not receiving the proper nutrients.
- Dental Disease is common in cats who are not having their teeth cleaned on a regular basis. Food residue eventually turns into tartar which can infect the gums and tooth.