www.japanesebobtail.com. The Japanese Bobtail cat can be traced back to the seventh century. However, it has only been since the 1960s that these cats have come to be popular in the United States. These cats are usually tri-colored and Their fur coat is medium in length but they are not prone to shedding. They have a short bob-tail with long thick hair on it. The Japanese bobtail cat is a friendly cat and makes a wonderful pet. Other breeds of cats may also be found on this website.