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Frequently Asked Questions

We have listed the most popular questions, but if you don’t find the answer you are looking for, please contact us for more information.

  • What is the activity level of the British Shorthair Kittens?
    Originating as a hunter and protector of food supplies for Roman soldiers when they invaded Great Britain, the British Shorthair now prefers cuddling with their families and occasionally playing with toy mice. British Shorthairs are known to be loyal and devoted companions. They are not lap cats, however and prefer quietly snuggling beside you on the sofa. While not very active cats, they do have their occasional “mad” moments where they like to act like kittens. These intelligent cats are quiet and unobtrusive, ruling their indoor kingdoms with a calm demeanor. They definitely look before they leap and do not engage in high-flying acrobatics. They are tolerant with children and dogs, but do not like to be carried around. Exerting their independence, they are content with their own company and have no problem quietly amusing themselves in your absence and waiting patiently for your return. Original
  • What is the history of the British Shorthair Kittens?
    One of the oldest breeds, a descendent from the cats of ancient Rome. The British Shorthair bears the proud distinction of being one of the world’s oldest cat breeds. Experts think that the breed is a descendent from cats imported to Rome from ancient Egypt. It is believed that when the Romans invaded Great Britain in 43 CE, they brought the cats with them. Original
  • What is the personality of the British Shorthair Kittens?
    These genial British cats are friendly and affectionate, enjoying attention in an undemanding manner. The happy-go-lucky males command respect but welcome attention from everyone while the more serious females are true British ladies expecting proper form and etiquette from those whose attentions they accept. These loyal and devoted companions are not lap cats but want to be where you are, snuggling up beside you on the sofa. While not very active cats, they do have their mad moments to chase around acting the clown-like kittens. These intelligent cats are quiet and unobtrusive ruling their indoor kingdoms with a calm demeanor. They definitely look before they leap and do not engage in high-flying acrobatics. They are tolerant with children and dogs but do not like to be carried around, preferring to maintain their dignity with their feet firmly on the floor. They are quite content with their own company, quietly amusing themselves in your absence and waiting patiently for your return. Original
  • What is the British Shorthair breed?
    The chubby-faced British Shorthair with its chipmunk cheeks and happy smile is famous as the Cheshire Cat in Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland. This sturdy teddy bear has a smile and a plush coat combined with a wonderful disposition that makes them great family pets. It traces its ancestry back to the cats of Rome and is one of the oldest breeds of English cats. Once a hunter and protector of the barns, the British Shorthair now embraces family life, preferring to snooze in comfort by the fire and to exchange hunting for playing with toy mice. It is a dignified, affectionate cat, sometimes referred to as the Winston Churchill of the cat world, roaming its household dominion with all four feet on the floor. • Temperament: Calm, Cuddly, Independent • Size: Medium to large Kittens: 3-6 pounds when ready to leave for new homes at 3 months. Adult females: Medium to large, 8-11 pounds Adult males: Large, 10-16 pounds • Colors: British Shorthairs are best known for having blue, commonly known as grey, fur but they come in a variety of colors • Life Expectancy: 12-20 years, depending on background and life circumstances. Original
  • How about delivery?
    1. We are not available for the transportation of kittens. 2. Recommend third-party transportation platform: https://citizenshipper.com/pet-transportation 3. The buyer will be responsible for all travel and shipping costs and comply with national regulations regarding livestock imports. 4. The breeder is not responsible for any incidents that the kittens may encounter during this period.
  • Is there a waiting list to get a kitten?
    Yes, there is a waiting list for kittens. We will do our best to meet your expectations within 6-12 months. Kittens are offered first to our alternate families and then to the public. Complete the application form and sign the waiting list agreement, and pay a non-refundable deposit of $200 that will be used to cover the total cost of the kitten of your choice. Once the kittens are available for pre-order, we will send you photos and videos of kittens based on your waitlist options. You can choose to wait for another litter without losing your spot on the waiting list.
  • Can I reserve a kitten?
    Yes. If we have kittens available, you can contact us to select kittens, sign a contract and pay a non-refundable $200 deposit, that will be applied to the total cost of the kitten you choose. Once the kitten is booked, we will not show it to any new customers.
  • How can I pay for a kitten?
    We accept Cash, Zelle and Venmo.
  • How much for deposits?
    There are 2 deposits: 1. If a kitten is non-available,waiting list deposit is a non-refundable $200. You will be placed on our waiting list and select your desired kitten colors and genders. Once kittens are available for reservation, we will send you photos and videos of kittens based on your waiting list selection. You may choose to wait for another litter without losing your place on the waiting list. Once you have selected the kitten of your choosing, the non-refundable $200 of the deposit will be applied to the total purchase price. 2. If a kitten is available, select your kitten and we charge a non-refundable reservation fee of $200, the non-refundable $200 of the deposit will be applied to the total purchase price, with the balance due when the kitten is picked up.
  • Can I return my kitten?
    Yes. At any time the buyer can no longer take care of the kitten/cat, the breeder agrees to accept the return of the kitten/cat and has no obligation to refund the purchase price.
  • How much is a kitten?
    Kittens start from $900~$2,600. Adoption fee could be higher depending on the color and type of the kitten. Kittens with breeding rights start from $3,800.
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