British Shorthair cat<<<< Back to cat breeds
- Country: United Kingdom
- Origin: Natural
- Scientific name: Felis catus
- Weight: 6 - 9 kg
- Colors: blue
- Coat: Short
- Temperament: calm, strong, balanced, loving, sociable
- Health: generally healthy
- Litter size: 4 - 6 puppies
- Lifespan: 14 - 20 years
- Other names: British Shorthair cat, British Shorthair cat
- Price: 300-450 $
British Shorthair cat is the oldest cat in Britain. Many say it is even the oldest race Recognized worldwide.
Her ancestors lived in Roman times. Legend says it was brought into Britain by Caesar and his legions. In 400 years after they conquered Britain practiced agriculture and brought cats to control rodents. These cats were mated with wild cats and thus resulted breed of British Shorthair cat
England is the most popular cat. America is quite rare.
Before you take a kitten check British Shorthair cattery is registered in association profile has parents purebred champions, etc.
Aspect British Shorthair cat
British Shorthair is a large cat with big round head. The body is big and strong. It weight of between 5 and 10 kg. males are larger than females. It's like a bulldog cats.
The head is perfectly round, short and thick neck, the chest is wide solid; legs have strong muscles are thick and moderately long, the tail is usually short and ends with a rounded Vart. Ears of medium to small, are wide at the base, located at a distance, well covered with fur and tufts of hair. The cheeks are beautifully drawn; nose is short and the chin firmly defined. The eyes are large and round.
You can find it in 30 colors. The most popular color is blue-gray. It is known as British Shorthair British Blue or Blue. Color varieties were obtained by crossing several cats of other colors.
Many say 'smile' that made it famous.
Behavior British Shorthair cat
It is a cat with personality. Umea adored all that is sweet, loving and calm.
It is brave and very smart. The habit to follow their owner after it sits finds a place beside him.
Quickly gets used to house rules and quickly learn tricks if you want to train.
One of the reasons for which are preferred is that they are sociable and docile. They appeared in various magazines, TV commercials (Sheba and Whiskas) or movies (puss in boots, etc.).
No need to worry about the furniture in the house because they are destructive. Come play with them without being insistent.
It has a fantastic rabdre with a very high tolerance, almost limitless, which makes it ideal for children.
Features British Shorthair cat
Maintenance is easy. Short hair and thick as a carpet requires minimal care. You can use a soft brush for brushing weekly.
Family is a cat that gets along well with children. It is sociable and recommended for those who have had cats
Even if the big cats should not be given much food because they are prone to obesity and can gain weight easily. It is not good to leave them to the discretion food, only water.
Cats sterilized Two meals with calculated amounts, morning and evening.
There is a curious cat or noisy. Maturity is reached at the age of 4-5 years.
Diseases British Shorthair cat
As an ancient breed of cat while stabilized and become resistant to most diseases. We can say that a cat is healthy and robust.
If properly nurtured and raised exceed the age of 20 years.
If you want to pair a pair british shorthair carefully check blood type. Much of chickens die within 48 hours of birth.
Cats with blood type B mated with male cats with blood type A kitten born with both blood group A and blood group B kittens with blood type A are born apparently healthy but then quickly weaken and die within 72 hours of birth.
Other diseases are more common gingivitis or urologic syndrome.
After the age of 8 years recommended routine medical examination.