British Shorthair Kitten appearance
British Shorthair Kitten is a breed that has been popular in England since its creation in the 1950’s. In late 2014, there were approximately 190 breeding cats being kept by UK Cat Fanciers. They have an athletic appearance with a muscular body and broad shoulders much like Australia’s most common domesticated animal the Australian Shepherd. The ears are short and tipped; eyes almond shaped; nose blue or pink with black slits for nostrils; tail long, thick at root but gradually
The British Shorthair is a well-developed, strong and muscular cat with good boning structure; their build resembling the shape of an egg. The head is long, but in proportion to the size of the body: ears are broad at the base and tapering to a rounded tip (however cheeky kittens may sport slightly torn conical tips).The eyes are large and round; generally almond shaped with medium wide spacing between them. They have a contour that reflects light like a gem
History of the British Shorthair kitten
The history of the British Shorthair cat is actually quite a brief one. The breed was developed in the 1920s, when a man named Ross R. Grant decided that he would begin to crossbreed his two favorite breeds to see how they would turn out and create other delightful cats. So now that you know where these adorable creatures come from, it’s your job as an owner of this cat or kitten to make sure they’re happy and healthy!
The shorthair cat. British Shorthairs. Call them what you want, they are the purrfect pet! Due to their elegant but lively demeanor cats of this breed have become incredibly popular in recent years. So much so that there is even a national club for owners of these beautiful felines called “The National British Shorthair Cat Club”.