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Alfie (male)

British

About the breed

Weight range:

Male: large: >12 lbs.
Female: large: >12 lbs.

Eye color:

Blue, Copper, Gold, Odd-eyed

Expectations:

Longevity Range: 7-12 yrs.
Tendency to Shed: Moderate

As a powerful cat, all components of this breed should be well developed. The British Shorthair has a broad chest, muscular neck, strong jaws and a well developed muzzle. The legs are thick and strong. The breed looks like what she originally was, a cat that was to keep rodents out of the barn and the house.

Personality:

The British Shorthair is a very pleasant cat to have as a companion. She 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 the British loves 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.