All posts tagged: British Shorthair cat

Twixtmas

Here we are in that rather strange time period – between Christmas and New Year. ‘Twixtmas’ The period between Boxing Day and New Year’s Eve presents an opportunity to do something different. It gives the chance to take stock, do things we don’t normally get time to do. As this is a time to reflect on the year soon to be behind us all, I have lots of high spots and some lows to remember. The highs – I thought I’d pinch some images from the last 12 months, together with a few words of wisdom,  and ‘voila’!  

A British Shorthair Cat

Sunshine is my new best friend, with green eyes and blue golden shaded in colour, and a British Shorthair cat. Here are some interesting facts about this delightful breed. The British Shorthair cat is medium to large in size, well balanced and powerful, showing good depth of body, a full broad chest, strong short legs, rounded paws, tail thick at the base with a rounded tip. The head is round with good width between small ears, round cheeks, firm chin, large round, well opened eyes and a short broad nose. The coat is short and dense. British Shorthairs are placid, non-demanding, tolerant, docile and respectful. They are not vocal cats and in fact are very quiet and can cope with being alone without fretting. They are not inclined to wander, love children and get along with dogs extremely well. British Shorthairs are the ideal choice as a house cat. The average life span of these cats is 15-18 years, although many live past that age. They can be bred in over 30 different colours. Despite …