Scientific name: Felis catus
Origin: Great Britain
Coat Length: Short Hair
It is one of the most ancient cat breeds known, probably originating from Egyptian domestic cats imported into Britain by the invading Romans in the first century AD. In modern times it remains the most popular pedigreed breed in its native country, as registered by the UK’s Governing Council of the Cat Fancy .
They are an easygoing but noticeably dignified breed, not as active and playful as many but sweet-natured and devoted to their owners.