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Pitchow History

The Pitchou is a medium-sized, short-haired, grey-furred cat that is indigenous to northwestern China. The cats have been hunted for their fur since the 14th century, and remain a common feature in Chinese art and literature. The cats were traditionally believed to be descendants of magical or spiritual animals. The cat has a long history of association with Chinese culture. In Chinese mythology, the cats are portrayed as benevolent guardians of villages. The cats were traditionally believed to have been descended from magical or spiritual animals. They were often kept in temples and in the homes of wealthy individuals. The cats were particularly popular among royalty, who kept them as status symbols and as pets.

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Pitchow Physical Characteristics

The Pitchow is a medium-sized, longhaired breed of domestic cat. It is also known as the Ethiopian, Abyssinian, Somali, or Aby. They are known for their distinctive, thick, bushy, and lushly, luxurious coats. Their head is round and they have dark, almond-shaped eyes. The tail is medium in length and is tufted. The stomach is flat. Their fur has a high luster and is silky to the touch.

Eye Colors

Hazel, Brown, Amber

Nose Colors

Blue, Black, Brown, Isabella

Coat Colors

Cream, Brown, Gray, Black, White, Brindle, Fawn, Blue, Red

Height Range

Male Height Range: 17 – 21 inches

Female Height Range: 17 – 21 inches

Weight Range

Male Weight Range: 30 – 70 lbs

Female Weight Range: 30 – 70 lbs

Pitchow Health

Description of breed health.


10-15 yrs

Pitchow Health Concerns

Entropion, Hip Dysplasia, Gastric Dilation Volvulus, Ear Infections, Cataracts

Pitchow Temperament and Behaviour

The Pitchow is an energetic, playful, and good-natured dog that loves to run around. They are eager to learn and are very agile, which make them great for hunting. They also make healthy and happy family pets.

Pitchow Activity Requirements

The Pitchow is a medium-sized dog that originated in Russia. They are playful, friendly, and outgoing, as well as intelligent and eager to learn. They require a high amount of human interaction and affection in order to be happy, and they make excellent companions. The Pitchow is a relatively low-energy breed of dog. They require very little exercise and are quite content to lounge around or sleep most of the day. They will need a daily walk or short play session in order to stay fit, healthy, and happy, but this can be broken up into smaller sessions if necessary. The Pitchow is an ideal dog for apartment dwellers or people who don’t have a lot of time to exercise their dogs. They do not require much exercise, but they do require socialization and interaction with their owners. This makes them a great companion for busy families and single people.

Miles Per Day

8 miles

Activity Per Day

60 minutes

Daily Food

2.5 cups

Kennel Club Recognition

American Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Pitchow is part of the Unclassified group.

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The Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Pitchow is part of the Unclassified group.

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Australian National Kennel Council

Not Recognized

Pitchow is part of the Unclassified group.

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Canadian Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Pitchow is part of the Unclassified group.

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