British Shorthair Breed at a Glance
British Shorthair Breed is known for their chubby face and easy-going demeanor, the British Shorthair is one of the oldest breeds. They are best known for their “blue” (grey) coats, but come in a variety of colors. British Shorthair’s warm and lovable personality combined with their independent nature makes them a top choice for many families. Find out more about this breed and if the British Shorthair is right for you and your family.
- Temperament: Calm, Cuddly, Independent
- Size: Medium to large
Kittens: 3-6 pounds when ready to leave for new homes at 3 months.
Adult females: Medium to large, 8-11 pounds
Adult males: Large, 10-16 pounds
- Life Expectancy: 12-20 years, depending on background and life circumstances.
(info by TICA official website)
One of the most luxurious British Shorthair Breeds is considered a British Chinchilla. This is a breed of cat with a particular coloring of hair and bright blue or green eyes. Chinchillas are very healthy, calm and affectionate cat, they love to play with adults and children.