Tag: shorthair

Petersburg Sphynx – Peterbald

Peterbald sphynx

Your life will turn upside down after you meet a Petersburg Sphynx or a Peterbald. “What is this? A dog? A monkey? An alien? What happened to it? Did you shave it? What an ugly creature!!! What a cutie!” These are just several of thousands of questions and comments that the owner of a Peterbald will constantly hear.

Siamese cats

Siamese cat female

It’s said that the only certain thing in life is change. Well that certainly applies to the Siamese breed of cat. Over the years, selective breeding has radically changed the appearance of this beautiful and intelligent creature – from a…

Scottish Fold Cats

Scottish Fold

The rare and unusual Scottish Fold Cats are extremely popular, and demand usually far exceeds supply. This is because not all kittens will go on to develop the classic folds in the ears, which are the main identifying characteristic of this charming and rare breed. With this breed, the ears are folded down and forward on the head giving the impression of a barn owl, or a much loved and very huggable ‘teddy bear’.

Cornish Rex cats

Cornish Rex kitten

A Cornish Rex is a spectacular breed. The coat of a Cornish Rex is extremely fine and wavy, and it almost does not shed. These are particularly affectionate cats with an angelic disposition. History A Cornish Rex is an English…

Breed summary – British Shorthair

The British Shorthair breed is one of the few breeds that seem to have everything going for it. It is an intelligent breed, easily capable of learning a variety of tricks, and is able to communicate skilfully with its owner,…

British Shorthair Show Standards

The category of British Shorthair cats is a hugely popular section in most cat shows. There are such a vast number of coat colours and pattern combinations possible, it is always one of the biggest sections at all major cat…

History of British Short hair cats

We have much more to thank the Romans for than straight roads and good bathing habits. They brought with them the descendents of the breed of cats today known as the British Shorthair. These Roman cats interbred with British native…

British Shorthair cats

The British Short hair breed is one of the largest breeds of cats in the world, and probably the oldest breed of British feline. The ancestors of this cat date back to the time of the Romans in England who…