What is the difference between British and Scottish?
A person who is not tempted in breeding cats and does not attend exhibitions, it is impossible to determine the difference between British and Scottish cats. Practically indistinguishable appearance, similar behavior, identical in composition to the diet. There are no differences. But they are.
The British breed is known for a long time, it has deep roots, while the Scottish is derived from the British. The first kitten was born in 1961. The main difference between cats lies in their main advantage - the ears. The Scotsman of the subspecies Scottish Fold is slightly curved forward and down, while the Briton is straight-bent. The Scottish subspecies Scottish Straight has ears the same as the British.
In addition, the Briton is slightly larger in size. Scotsman has longer legs and a tail; besides, he is more energetic and resourceful.
But the main difference lies in the breeding of animals.Then, as the British can safely produce offspring, then to get a complete, without any defects kittens from the Scots, you need to cross two different subspecies: Scottish Fold and Scottish Shorthair.
Scottish character is softer. It is distinguished by ease, love of games and innate sociability. It is easy to find contact with all members of the family, other animals, including the dog.
- The British are a thoroughbred breed, the Scots are genetically bred.
- British differ from Scottish cats in the external view. This is noticeable in the structure of the ears, tail and paws.
- In the Scots there are limitations on the method of mating.
- The Scottish character is sociable, while the British prefer loneliness.