With their adorable teddy bear designs, friendly and calm natures, and amazingly low energy levels, it’s no wonder these special cats are becoming increasingly popular.

They are strong, sociable cats and don’t struggle with breed-specific issues some other breeds have, thus offering a long lifespan.

The British Shorthair is a medium to large sized cat, with males weighing 9 to 17 pounds and females 7 to 12 pounds.

They take about 3 years to reach their maximum size and can last for 14 to 20 years with proper care. The British Shorthair is a calm cat that chooses to live on the ground. Since they are known to be a bit clumsy, they can hardly climb curtains or jump on the kitchen counter.

They are usually kind to other animals; Their relationships with other dogs, cats, rabbits and birds are often very positive.

British Shorthairs don’t usually spend too much time on your lap and after a few minutes they may jump up.

They are known as “4-legged cats on the ground” and do not like to be held and cuddled. That’s not to say they don’t appreciate praise and worship. On the contrary, in fact.

British Shorthair cats love to be with friends and love to be petted and petted. Just let her approach you and pay attention to her personal space.

When you go to work, an adult British Shorthair will sleep all day and when you get home, it won’t leave you.

Although British Shorthairs come in a variety of colors, colors such as chocolate, lavender or Himalayan motifs are off-limits as they indicate the cat has been crossed with another breed.