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British shorthair


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  •   British Shorthair 

General information

  • One of the earliest recognized UK breeds, developed from shorthaired non-pedigree cats.
  • Shorthairs have been awarded Championship status, with the exception of lilac self (Provisional from June 1998), chocolate, red self and chocolate and lilac tabbies (Preliminary status).
  • A sturdy, independent breed with a quiet voice.
  • Needs regular grooming.

Biological data

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