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|Breed Name||British Shorthair||British Shorthair||British Shorthair||British Shorthair||British Shorthair||British Shorthair||British Shorthair||British Shorthair||British Shorthair|
except for new patterns
|Allowable outcrosses||none||none||none||none||Outcrosses with other
breeds allowed only in
approved breeding pro-grammes as required.
|none||none||Only within Breed group – no unknowns.||British Longhair|
|Recognised colours||all solid colours:
tortoiseshell and tortie tabby in those colours;
classic, spotted, mackeral and ticked tabby in all colours (silver tabbies and tortie tabbies with either green or orange eyes)
tipped and shaded (including pewter) in all solid or tortie colours
smoke in all colours
pointed in all colours (including caramel and apricot) including bi-colour and van, smoke silver tabby point
bi-colour and van in all colours and patterns.
white (blue-eyed, odd-eyed, orange-eyed)
all colour above other than white, blue and lilac recognized in patched and intermingled
smoke and tipped, all colours aove
other than white
classic/blotched, mackerel and spotted, all colours above other than white
solid colours: black
shaded and tipped in all above colours
golden shaded and shell
all above colours in blotched, mackerel and spotted including
silver and golden tabby
all above colours including equivalent varieties of smoke, tabby and silver tabby
in all above colours including tabby point
|self (14a, b, c; 15b, c, d, k, r; 16, 17)
tortoiseshell (21; 21b, c, k, r; 28)
tabby (classic and mackerel) (20 etc)
silver tabby (classic and mackerel) (18 etc)
spotted tabby (30 etc)
silver (30s etc)
ticked tabby (15 45 etc)
bi-colour self and white (31 etc)
tortieand white (22 etc)
van pattern (31w etc)
colourpointed and white (40w)
smoke (36 etc)
tipped black silver (39 etc)
golden (non-silver) (75)
colourpointed (40 etc)
silver varieties apply
|traditional and pointed, all colours||all polours
pointed without white
|Breeding restrictions||Cats displaying the white patching gene (S) not to be mated with those of Himalayan (cscs) appearance, or cats with at least one known Himalayan pattern ancestor.
If by chance, patched Himalayan pattern kittens are produced they may not be registered, bred from or exhibited, even as part of a litter.
Longhaired progeny may not be bred from or be exhibited even as part of a litter.
Cats displaying the white patching gene (S) are not to be mated with chinchillas/shaded silvers or the cameo range
|No chocolate, lavender, the Himalayan pattern, or these combinations with white No longhair||No other coat length than shorthair is recognized.
Longhair cats must be registered as XLH * <BRI>.
No progeny of a Scottish Fold with straight ears (SFL non * 71 / SFS non * 71) may be registered as a
|Pattern restrictions to maintain integrity of gene pool||none||none||none||none|
|Special notes||Many Australian BRI are blood group B.||none||none||.none||none||Longhair gene is found in the breed and so testing for longhair mutation recommended as longhair kittens can result if one cat carries one copy of a longhair mutation, but does depend on the genotype of the mate.||none||none|