British ShorthairBritsh Shorthair
Short Haired Cat Breed Information
You' d like your short coat to be cheerful and healthful so you can spend your quality of life with him, so do your work before you take him home. To find out more about the story, character and appearance of short hair, or to find out more about the breeder, please see the Cat Fanciers Association, Cats Center Stage, Fanciers Breeder Referral List and International Cat Association website.
Respectable breeders adhere to a conduct codex which forbids the sale to animal shops and wholesale dealers and defines the responsibility of the breeders towards their own dogs and purchasers. Select a grower who has completed the necessary healthcare certification to avoid as far as possible the risk of genetically determined conditions and a grower who will raise a kitten at home.
Many serious growers have web sites, so how can you tell who's good and who isn't? Among the colored banners are always available kitties, several throws on the site, the selection of any kitty and the possibility to purchase your kitty on-line with a payment method. These things are practical, but they are almost never associated with serious growers.
No matter whether you plan to get your cat lover from a cat farmer, an animal shop or another resource, don't ignore the old saying "Let the purchaser take care". Renowned kennels and kennels can be difficult to tell apart from dependable farms. There is no 100% guarantee that you will never buy a diseased catkin, but research into the race (so you know what to expect), reviewing the establishment (to help determine unsanitary or diseased animals) and asking the right question can decrease the chance of getting into a catastrophic state.
Don't neglect to ask your vet, who can often point you to a serious kennel owner, a breeding organisation or some other trusted resource for you. Make at least as much research into your kitty as you would into selecting a new vehicle or costly equipment. You may have to allow six month or more for the right kitty to be available, according to what you are looking for.
A lot of growers do not give away kitties to a new home until they are between 12 and 16week-old. When buying a cat, consider whether an mature British Shorthair could be a better fit for your life style. You will know more about your personal and physical well-being with an grown-up.
When you are interested in buying an adulthood instead of a kitty, ask the breeder to buy a pensioned show or pedigree kitty or if you know of an adulthood kitty who needs a new home. British Shorthair is an unusual race. Verify the lists on Petfinder, Adopt-a-Pet.com or the Fanciers Breeder Referral List and ask growers if they know of a British Shorthair that needs a new home.
Whenever you buy your UK Shorthair, make sure you have a good deal with the vendor, animal sanctuary or emergency team who will determine the responsibility on both sides. Kittens or adults, take your short coat of Britisch to your vet shortly after adopting.