British Shorthair

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Size

Medium

Life span

13 Years

Group

British Shorthair Overview

The British Shorthair cat breed is known as the Pedigree version of the British domestic cat. They have a rather chunky body, wide face and dense coat. The most popular colour of the British Shorthair is blue, with a medium sized tail and copper eyes.

They’re a powerful looking cat breed, with strong legs, round paws and broad chest. Their head is of large size and they have noticeable chubby cheeks.

This cat breed is one of the oldest cat breeds on the planet, originating from the UK. They have a wonderful nature and calm temperament, which is the reason why this beloved cat breed has been used in many movie roles, such as Alice in Wonderland.

The British Shorthair is better known for their placid nature and affectionate ways. They’re extremely kind and very laid-back. They generally get on well with other domestic pets and are not too overly energetic. This cat breed is known to be very talkative and prone to develop a strong bond with one person. They love to explore, especially the outdoors. They’re easily adaptable and love to receive lots of attention and give lots of love and affection.

British Shorthair Characteristics

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