British Shorthair

British Shorthair

The British Shorthair is a very pleasant cat to have as a companion, ans is easy going and placid. The British is a fiercely loyal, loving cat and will attach herself to every one of her family members. While loving to play, she doesn't need hourly attention. If she is in the mood to play, she will find someone and bring a toy to that person. The British also plays well by herself, and thus is a good companion for single people.

Breed Overview

  • Temperament: Affectionate, Easy Going, Gentle, Loyal, Patient, calm
  • Origin: United Kingdom
  • Life Span: 12 - 17 years
  • Adaptability: High
  • Affection Level: Moderate
  • Energylevel: Low
  • Child Friendliness: Moderate
  • Dog Friendliness: High
  • Shedding Level: Moderate
  • Social Needs: Moderate
  • Stranger Friendliness: Low
  • Tendency To Vocalize: Low
  • Hypoallergenic: false
  • Weight: undefined lbs
  • Intelligence: Moderate

Disclaimer: While the characteristics mentioned here may frequently represent this breed, cats are individuals whose personalities and appearances will vary. Please consult the adoption organization for details on a specific pet.

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