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The British Shorthair is a large muscular cat with a round head, square-proportions and a thick tail. They can come in several colors but are most popular in a blue-ish silver, the British Blue.

Personality

British Shorthairs are calm, easygoing and mellow cats. They are sometimes reserved and need time to warm up to people. This is not a very active breed but British Shorthairs are very friendly towards children, dogs and other cats.

Breed Characteristics

Origin:Britain, ancient
Life Span:13- 16 years

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The British Shorthair is a large muscular cat with a round head, square-proportions and a thick tail. They can come in several colors but are most popular in a blue-ish silver, the British Blue.

Size:Large

Behaviour and Personality

British Shorthairs are calm, easygoing and mellow cats. They are sometimes reserved and need time to warm up to people. This is not a very active breed but British Shorthairs are very friendly towards children, dogs and other cats.

Activity Level:Low
Affection Level:High
Kid Friendliness:Very Friendly

Appearance

Grooming:Minimal (Weekly brushing, nail trimming, ear and tooth cleaning)

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When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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