Feline Breed Nutrition

 

Just for British Shorthair
tailor-made nutrition addressing the breed’s incredible characteristics

THE BRITISH SHORTHAIR’S BREED SPECIFICITIES



The British Shorthair cat, as the name suggests, originates from Great Britain – and if you know Lewis Carroll’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’, you will recognise the smiling Cheshire Cat as the British Shorthair!

The breed's origins

The British Shorthair is a very particular type of cat. Selectively bred over many generations the British Shorthair was featured in the first ever London cat show.

1865 saw the publication of Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland” – The Cheshire Cat, one of the most famous characters in the story, is an English street cat – just like the British Shorthair’s ancestors.

Fun facts

In a word, compact!

The British Shorthair’s sturdy, heavy and muscular body means she demands much more from her joints and needs specifi c nutrition to keep her in shape. This is a solid powerful cat, but the weight should be due to muscle, not fat. The right nutrition and rationing are particularly important.

Look out for a big heart

This breed has a predisposition to cardiac issues. Dietary management is an important part in the maintenance of a healthy heart!

Chewing and dental hygiene

The British Shorthair has a massive round jaw, and a tendency to swallow food without chewing.

Charming chubby-face

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Formula Greatest Assets

Exclusive kibble shape adapted to cat's large jaw
Supports healthy cardiac function
Supports bone & joint health
Helps maintain muscle mass
 

Large Jaw

This specially designed kibble is designed for the British Shorthair’s large jaw - making it easier for them to grasp and chew properly.

British Shorthair’s large jaw

From 12 months old

IconSpecial british shorthair jaw
This specially designed large curvy-shaped kibble is adapted to the British Shorthair cat’s broad jaw. The unique kibble facilitates grasping and encourages chewing to help support oral hygiene
IconMuscle tone
An adapted level of protein contributes to maintaining muscle mass. Enriched with L-carnitine, involved in healthy fat metabolism.
Icon Bone & joint health
Formulated to support healthy bones and joints. Enriched with Omega 3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA).
Icon Cardiac health
Taurine, EPA and DHA to help maintain healthy cardiac function.

BRITISH SHORTHAIR MINIATURE SPLENDOUR

 

Fluffy and affectionate

Growth is a key phase for this exceptional kitten as it sets the pattern for her future. With her large size and muscular frame, the British Shorthair Cat has specific nutritional needs from kittenhood and onwards to keep her in ideal shape.

British Shorthair - Did you know?

British Shorthair - Did you know?

Icon A splendour in miniature
During growth, the British Shorthair kitten develops her breeds’ hallmark, a long silky coat, which needs to be nourished right from the start.
Icon Digestive sensitivity noticed by breeders
Her digestive system continues developing gradually but remains immature. That’s why selecting high quality protein is key to guarantee maximum digestibility for the British Shorthair kitten.
Icon Challenged natural defences
Growing up means change and new experiences at a time when the kitten’s own immune system is still developing.
Icon A unique way of picking up food
Her brachycephalic head shape leads the British Shorthair kitten to use a sublingual method to pick up her food. She needs an easy kibble which doesn’t roll around.

British Shorthair Kitten kibble

Kitten 4 to 12 months

Icon Muscle & bone growth
With adapted protein content, and precisely balanced vitamins and minerals to help support the development of healthy muscles and bones for healthy growth. Enriched with L-carnitine, involved in healthy fat metabolism.
Icon Digestive health
Highly digestible protein (L.I.P.*) and prebiotics to help support a balance in the intestinal flora.
*Protein selected for its very high digestibility.
Icon Immune system support
A patented complex of antioxidants, including vitamin E, helps support the kitten’s natural defences.*France, patent N° EP1146870
Icon Special British Shorthair jaw
This specially designed moon-shaped kibble is adapted in size and texture to be easy for the British Shorthair kitten to grasp. The unique kibble encourages chewing to help support oral hygiene.

NEW IN THE UAE

Mix It Up For Your British Shorthair

Wet and Dry British Shorthair diets formulated specifically for the unique needs of your British Shorthair.

British Shorthair Wet Pouch

The British Shorthair wet formula is exclusively made to meet the specific needs of adult British Shorthair cats (over 12 months).

The new wet formula is an adapted texture, cylindrical chunks in gravy specifically for your British Shorthair.

Icon Moderate energy
Reduced energy density thanks to an adapted fat content, helps maintain ideal body condition.
Icon Healthy urinary system
Helps support a healthy urinary system.
Icon Healthy skin & coat
Helps maintain skin and coat health.

A CHARMING AND EASY GOING COMPANION.

Friendly and affectionate, the British Shorthair is known for their loyalty and devotion.

The British Shorthair is a friendly and affectionate breed known for its loyalty and devotion. They form strong bonds with other animals (including dogs) and children, which makes them a great choice for families.

Energetic at times, they’re much more likely to be watching the world go by from the comfort of their basket or favourite chair. You probably won’t find one snuggling on your lap, but they will happily curl up in a ball next to you on the couch.

British Shorthair

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