British Shorthair

 

 

 
 

British Shorthair Temperament
The British Shorthair cat is:

  • Easygoing

  • Not in your face

  • Enjoy playing

  • Good indoor cat

  • Like attention

  • Like being stroked

  • Quite

  • Intelligent

Where does the British Shorthair come from?
The British Shorthair cat comes Britain from when the Romans brought them over, they then breed with wild cats in England.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

What type of Body does the British Shorthair have i.e. coat, patterns etc?
The British Shorthair cat is:

  • Strong

  • A square body shape

  • Very strong, large legs

  • Very muscular body

  • Large broad head

  • Chubby cheeks

  • Large eyes, normally a copper colour

  • Small ears set far apart

  • Pert nose

  • Rounded chin

What type of coat does a British Shorthair have ?
The British Shorthair cat comes in many different colours such as blue, black, chocolate, red, white, fawn, cream, lilac and cinnamon. Patterns include colourpoint, shaded, tabby and bicolour.

History of the British Shorthair ?

The British Shorthair was introduced by the Romans, the cats brought into the country breed with wild native cats and were then breed with Persian cats to creating the British Shorthair cat with a thick coat. The British Shorthair was accepted and shown at the Crystal Palace cat show in 1871.

Food the British Shorthair eats ?

The British Shorthair will eat any food provided however they are prone to become overweight, more so if kept indoors. With this in mind, a healthy diet is always advised.

Is the British Shorthair an indoor or outdoor cat ?

The British Shorthair cat is comfortable being kept inside or being let out. If kept in, their weight must be monitored so they don't become overweight.

Does the British Shorthair have health problem ?
The British Shorthair has no genetic illnesses and if well looked after, will live for many years.

 

  • British Shorthair temperament ?
  • Where does the British Shorthair come from ?
  • Where does the British Shorthair originate ?
  • What type of body does the British Shorthair Have ?
  • What type of coat does an British Shorthair have ?
  • What type of pattern does an British Shorthair have ?
  • History of the British Shorthair ?
  • Physical characteristics of the British Shorthair
  • Food the British Shorthair eats ?
  • Is the British Shorthair an indoor cat ?
  • Is the British Shorthair an outdoor cat ?
  • Does the British Shorthair have health problem ?
 

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