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, adjust easy to any new environment and schedule, they easily make friendships with smaller breed dogs and other cats.