The British Shorthair Cat Club caters for the largest GCCF registered pedigree cat the wonderful British Shorthair. The Objectives & Aims of the Club (a)To safeguard the wellbeing of the British Shorthair and all cats. [b] To encourage responsible cat owning and breeding of the British Shorthair. (c) To participate in Seminars, in conjunction with the British Shorthair Breed Advisory Committee. i. Formulate and recommend revision, where necessary, of the Standard of Points and Registration Policy for the British Shorthair. ii. To support and work in partnership with the British Shorthair Breed Advisory Committee in the selection and promotion of Judges. (d) To hold an annual Breed Show.
The ordinary garden cat," he wrote, "has survived every kind of hardship that exists at all, it is a tribute to its strength of character and endurance.
Mr. Weir's devotion to the shorthaired British cats was shared by Mr. Jung, who wasto become one of the first cat show judges.
He believed if these beautiful cat were thoughtfully bred, a race of cats with aristocratic pedigrees and the same inherent goodness and quality
would be developed. The breed produced was named the British Shorthair and were the only cats to be shown as Pedigreed at the first cat shows.
All others were simply shown as Longhair or Shorthair, divided by their various colours. This sturdy teddy bear has a smile .......More