The California Spangled Cat is an American domestic breed of cat known for its striking resemblance to the wildcat. The breed was developed in the 1980s by Californian Paul Arnold Casey, in an effort to create a domestic cat that had a wild look to it while still being a companion animal. The California Spangled Cat is recognized as an official breed by The International Cat Association (TICA).

The California Spangled Cat is a medium-sized cat with a muscular build and a unique spotted coat. The breed has a variety of colors including silver-grey, golden, brown and black. The coat of the California Spangled Cat is patterned with spots of various shapes and sizes, making each cat unique.

The personality of the California Spangled Cat is both affectionate and outgoing. They are very active and love to explore and play. They do well with children, cats and other animals, and are known to be loyal and devoted to their owners. Although not known to be particularly vocal, they are known to show their affection with gentle meows and purrs.

The California Spangled Cat is an intelligent breed and is known to learn quickly. This breed is also known to be low-maintenance in terms of grooming as they do not require daily brushing or other grooming.

Health wise, the California Spangled Cat is a relatively healthy breed. They are however known to be prone to obesity, so it is important for them to be kept active and fed a balanced diet. Other potential health concerns include heart and kidney problems and joint issues.

Overall, the California Spangled Cat is a beautiful, loyal and intelligent feline companion. They are an excellent choice for families looking for a loving and devoted cat that does not require a lot of maintenance. With regular visits to the vet and proper care, they can make a great addition to any home.