Jewel-green eyes, natural black makeup, and a luxurious snow-white coat are the prominent features of the Silver Shaded British Shorthair Chinchilla.
Let’s take a look at some interesting things to know about these soft-furred kitties and what makes them so special.
One of the most ancient cat breeds to have originated in England. It’s believed these kitties descended from Roman cats and were brought to the British Isles by the Romans.
These kitties have broad shoulders, a deep chest, round paws, and a muscular back, giving them an almost chunky, ‘teddy-bear-like appearance, often called a cobby.
Their undercoats are pure white, and their coats on their back, flanks, head, and tails are sufficiently tipped with black, giving it a sparkling silver appearance.
These adorable, cute, stubby little furballs are super playful and full of energy. And they enjoy tons of games with their owners.
Once your British Shorthair Chinchilla has reached maturity, it will have developed strong legs and a broad chest. Male Chinchillas can weigh around 13 – 20 lb, while females can weigh around 9 – 13 lb.
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