Cat Breeds /British Longhair
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British Longhair




Breed Group

British Longhair History

British Longhair Traits

General Appearance

Coat and Coloring

Distinctive Physical Traits

British Longhair Temperament

British Longhair Care




British Longhair Genetic Health Conditions

  • Familial Episodic Hypokalemic Polymyopathy (Discovered in the Burmese)

    Familial Episodic Hypokalemic Polymyopathy causes episodes of muscle weakness and pain.

  • Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome

    Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome is a disease of the immune system which can cause the lymph nodes to become severely enlarged.

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