British Shorthair Cat











The British Shorthair Cat is an affectionate, easy going and gentle cat. He is a loyal companion for single people.

British Shorthair Cat At a Glance

  • Weight: large-size cat weighing more than 12 lbs.
  • Longevity: 12-16 yrs.
  • Colors: white, blue, black, cream, red, brown, silver, cameo, bluecream, tortoiseshell, torbie, smoke, shaded
  • Pattern: solid color, tortoiseshell, bicolor, tricolor/calico, tabby, smoke, shaded
  • Eye color: blue, copper, gold, odd-eyed
  • Tendency to shed: moderate
  • Less allergenic: no
  • Head: round and quite big
  • Muzzle: distinctive
  • Ears: medium-sized, broad-based with round tips
  • Eyes: big, round, wide-open and set wide apart
  • Legs: short to medium in length
  • Paws: round, with five toes in front and four in back
  • Tail: medium-long and thick at the base, slightly tapered, and rounded at the tip
  • Coat: short and quite thick
  • Behavior: the British Shorthair cat is generally considered calm, quiet, and attentive without being demanding.

Breed Characteristics:

Pet Friendly

Kid Friendly

General Health

Friendly toward Strangers

Easy to Groom

Intelligence

Affectionate with Family

Potential for Playfulness


British Shorthair Cat Breed Standards

British Shorthair Cat Breeders


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My Lady Di is fiercely loyal, an easy going and a placid cat. She loves to play with toys; she prefers a little cotton mouse... When she wants to play, she brings the cotton mouse forcing me to throw the mouse away many times, so she can bring it back to... Read More.


British Shorthair Cat

The British Shorthair cat is generally considered calm, quiet, and attentive without being demanding.


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