What Kind of Cat is Smoothie? – A Breed That is Often Unwanted

Posted in Cat Videos - On: September 14, 2018 - Author:  Jan Travell
Posted in Cat Videos 
Last Updated: September 14, 2018  
Author:  Jan Travell

“What breed is Smoothie the Cat?” is the number 1-question that is asked on all her social platforms. In this video her human explains a bit more about her breed and also why it is unknown and often unwanted. Can you imagine?

“Smoothie & Milkshake are both British Longhair cats. Respectively golden shaded & silver shaded. The British Longhair is a development from the British Shorthair breed. In the mid-20th century these cats were interbred with Persian cats. That’s why a lot of British catteries received semi-longhair kittens, not something that they wanted. They saw it as a mistake. Nowadays a lot has changed – in The Netherlands there are even catteries that are specialised in British Longhair cats. But there are still a lot of countries where the breed isn’t officially recognised.”

Click here to see when Smoothie first met Milkshake!

About the author

Jan Travell is a lifelong cat owner and a feline expert. She's been the Cats and Kittens lead editor from the start. She lives in rural France with her two rescue cats, Tigerlily and Mr.Gee. Her senior kitty, Ducati, passed over the rainbow bridge recently at the ripe old age of 22.

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