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American Shorthair Kittens


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Welcome to Milla’s Kats, home of the American Shorthair cat. We specialize in breeding quality American Shorthair kittens from pedigreed CFA (Cat Fanciers’ Association) and TICA (The International Cat Association) registered parents.

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Milla's Kats Monica Belluci with her six kittens.

We are American Shorthair Breeders based in Southern California. We place our kittens with a solid two-year heath guarantee. Our kittens are well socialized and will have all required vaccines before leaving for their forever homes.

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American Shorthair Kittens are known for their longevity, robust health, good looks, quiet disposition and amiability with children and dogs. The American Shorthair, also known as ASH, is America’s own breed. Its ancestors came to North America with early settlers from Europe. Records indicate that the “Mayflower” carried several cats to hunt ship’s rats. For centuries, “working cats” flourished along with their pioneer owners and eventually established themselves as the native North American short haired cat.

American Shorthair Breeders consider the silver tabby as the most well-known color today, with dense black markings set on a sterling silver background. You probably have seen an example of this striking variety in television and magazine advertising or in recent movie roles.

The American Shorthair Silver Tabby is the most popular color with the Brown Tabby and Silver Tabby and White as a close second. There are over 210 color variations to choose from so finding the best color to match your style will not be difficult.

American Shorthair Kittens

american shorthair kittens for saleAre a medium-sized cat, but it’s a very powerful one. It is heavily muscled and has heavy boning. Its rounded, thick appearance makes you realize that it will be heavy when you pick him/her up.

They are known by a number of names such as the American Shorthair Silver Classic Tabby, Classic Tabby, Silver Classic Tabby, among others.

American Shorthair Breeders focus on breeding a cat that is powerful and well structured. All components of this cat should be well developed. With a broad chest, a muscular neck, strong jaws and a well-developed muzzle, the American Shorthair is one of the most powerful cats of the domestic feline world. Its legs are thick and strong, with well developed hindquarters. It looks like what it was originally meant to be, a powerful cat to keep rodents out of the barn and the house.

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The coat of the American Shorthair is thick and dense. The coat becomes much longer and thicker during the winter. The texture of the coat is relatively hard as it is meant as protection for her.

It’s no wonder that the American Shorthair consistently ranks as one of the ten most popular breeds of cat, truly a star in the feline world.

Our Americn Shorthair Kitten price is determined by pedigree, sex, age and a number of other factors. For more information please visit our Policies page or contact us.

To read more about the American Shorthair Kittens please click here.

You can read more on our blog, American Shorthair Kittens - The Perfect Combination.

For more information on our American Shorhthair Kittens for sale please contact us.


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Besides kittens, we might have a retired adult that is available. Please click this link Available Adults to see some of our gorgeous American Shorthair Cats that are now retired.

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Nicole, Dart & Family

We live in Alaska, and getting a kitten delivered to Alaska, in the winter, during a pandemic turned out to be a very challenging thing to do. Every time we ran into a snag David did his very best to take care of it or correct it as soon as he could to get our kitten to us. He kept me well informed...
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Richard, Doretta & Sterling

Hello all! If you are thinking about adding a fur baby to your family, I highly recommend an American Shorthair Tabby. My husband and I just took delivery of a little silver tabby girl from Milla’s Kats in So Cal. David picked the perfect kitty girl based on our bio, he was right on the money!...
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We've had our kitten, Theo, with us for just over three weeks, but we already can't remember a time without him. We are absolutely in love. Thank you Milla and David for doing such a wonderful job caring for him. It shows in how comfortable he is with us and others, how friendly and playful he is...
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Amy, Family, and Loki

I could not have asked for a more perfect cat. He is an absolute joy. You guys have done such an amazing job. He is the sweetest. We are all over the moon with him. His personality is identical to Willow’s. They play perfectly together. He has brought so much happiness to her and calms her. Which...
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After going through the heartbreak of losing our precious kitty, I began to see a ‘light at the end of the tunnel’ when I found Milla’s Kats website. Unlike other websites, they offer lots of helpful information on the breed, care & health, nutrition and, most of all, lots of real life...
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Catherine & Bacio

Joy entered our lives this spring. His name is Bacio Magnifico, Italian for magnificent kiss and indeed he is! Bacio’s amazing personality shows he was raised in a loving home. You couldn’t ask for better care than what Milla’s Kats provides. Just like kids, you can tell what kind of home...