British Shorthair Cat

British Shorthair Cats are a large breed of pedigreed British domestic cats with distinctly broad and sturdy bodies, iconic blue-gray coats (British Blue), and copper eyes. Known for their easy-going nature and adaptability to a range of people and settings without showing anxiety, British Shorthair Cats exude a calm and good-natured temperament that was captured as the character of the Cheshire Cat from Alice in Wonderland.

British Shorthair Cat has a height of 12.0”-14.0” | 30-46 cm.
The British Shorthair Cat has an overall height of 12.0”-14.0” | 30-46 cm, width of , and depth of .
The British Shorthair Cat has an overall height of 12.0”-14.0” | 30-46 cm, width of , and depth of . The seat height of the British Shorthair Cat is set at with arms at .
The British Shorthair Cat has an overall height of 12.0”-14.0” | 30-46 cm, length of 22.0”-25.0” | 56-64 cm, and depth of .
The British Shorthair Cat has an overall height of 12.0”-14.0” | 30-46 cm, length of 22.0”-25.0” | 56-64 cm, and depth of . The seat height of the British Shorthair Cat is set at .
British Shorthair Cat have an overall length of 22.0”-25.0” | 56-64 cm and width of . British Shorthair Cat have an overall area of .
The British Shorthair Cat has an overall height of 12.0”-14.0” | 30-46 cm, length of 22.0”-25.0” | 56-64 cm, and depth of . The British Shorthair Cat has a seat height set at and an arm height of .
The average British Shorthair Cat has an overall height of 12.0”-14.0” | 30-46 cm, withers (shoulder) height of , and body length of 22.0”-25.0” | 56-64 cm. A typical British Shorthair Cat weighs between 7-17 lb | 3-8 kg and has a lifespan of roughly 15-20 years.
The typical British Shorthair Cat has an overall height of 12.0”-14.0” | 30-46 cm and body length of 22.0”-25.0” | 56-64 cm. An average British Shorthair Cat weighs between 7-17 lb | 3-8 kg and has a typical lifespan of 15-20 years.
Drawings of a British Shorthair cat in multiple positions that include sitting and laying down

British Shorthair Cats are a large breed of pedigreed British domestic cats with distinctly broad and sturdy bodies, iconic blue-gray coats (British Blue), and copper eyes. Known for their easy-going nature and adaptability to a range of people and settings without showing anxiety, British Shorthair Cats exude a calm and good-natured temperament that was captured as the character of the Cheshire Cat from Alice in Wonderland.

Comparison illustration of a British Shorthair cat compared to an average person
Common Questions
Common Questions
Common Questions
What is a British Shorthair cat?
British Shorthair Cats are a pedigreed breed of large British domestic felines that can be distinguished by their broad sturdy bodies and common blue-gray coloring (British Blue) with copper eyes.
What is the largest cat species?
The Liger is the largest cat species in the world. Hercules, a male liger, is the largest living cat in the world weighing 922 lb | 418 kg and having a length of 10’11” | 3.33 m.
How big is a British Shorthair cat?
British Shorthair Cats are large sized cats with heights between 12”-14” | 30-46 cm, lengths of 22”-25” | 56-64 cm, and typical weights in the range of 7-17 lb | 3-8 kg.

What are the benefits of having a cat?
Being a cat owner is often identified with reduced stress, anxiety, and blood pressure, boosted immunity, reduced risk of stroke, and greater sociability.
What is the temperament of a British Shorthair cat?
British Shorthair Cats are known for their easy-going nature and ability to get along well with a range of people and settings without anxiety. Popularly, the British Shorthair was used as the model for the Cheshire Cat from Alice in Wonderland.
What are the traits of a cat person?
The stereotypical traits of a ‘cat person’ include being graceful, subtle, independent, mysterious, neurotic, and thoughtful.

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Height: 
12.0”-14.0” | 30-46 cm
Width:
Depth:
Length:
22.0”-25.0” | 56-64 cm
Weight:
7-17 lb | 3-8 kg

Body: Big bodied, chunky, dense coat, medium tail, broad face
Color: Solid blue-gray with copper eyes (British Blue)
Temperament: Relaxed, affectionate, dignified, devoted

Lifespan
15-20 years

Drawings include:
British Shorthair Cat side profile (walking), front (sitting), back (sitting), side (laying down)

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