British Shorthair Cat

Breed Appearance

The British Shorthair is one of the most ancient cat breeds, thought to have originated in Roman times. It remains popular today. The British Shorthair cat is a pedigreed version of the British domestic cat. The breed has a chunky body and broad face. With a very dense coat and no undercoat, the breed is best known in the color "British Blue", an all-over blue-gray with copper eyes. However, British Shorthair cat's comes in a wide range of other patterns and colors.

Breed Behaviour

British Shorthair cats are reported to be quiet and reserved, with a soft sweet nature. They can be prone to overeating.

Related Breeds  

American Shorthair