Short-haired cats also have a heterosexual advantage because they possess very high genetic capital. variety, so they are less genetic than the purebred cats. JOBROS THE ONE WHERE THE BAND GETS BACK TOGETHER. The Persian short-haired cat, also known as the Exotic Shorthair, also known as the Persian-faced cat, is a US-origin cat, developed on the basis of a version of the Persian cat breed. They are quite famous, lovely and have many fans, especially women. The short-haired Exotic cat is a fairly new breed of purely Persian origin, crossed with short-haired American cats from the 1950s. Later, they were crossed with Burmese cats and Abyssinians. The short-haired Persian cat is recognized by the World Cat Association in 1966.