Oriental Shorthair's short, fine coat is easy to care for. Find out everything about the Oriental Shorthair cat breed. The Oriental Shorthair is a small to medium sized cat with a slim, long body and elegant appearance. I' m interested in buying or adopting a black oriental short hairstyle. Oriental Shorthair is medium sized, her body is slender and long, but with a very well developed muscle strength, which is quite hard and firm.