What is the difference between British and Scottish?
A person not experienced in breeding cats and notvisiting exhibitions, it is impossible to determine what distinguishes British from Scottish cats. Practically indistinguishable appearance, similar behavior, identical in composition to the diet. There are no differences. But they are.
The British breed has been known for a long time, it hasdeep roots, whereas 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. Scottish subspecies Scottish Fold has a little bent forward and down, whereas 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. The Scot has longer legs and a tail; besides, he is more energetic and more resourceful.
But the main difference lies in the breeding of animals. Then, as the British can safely produce offspring, to obtain full-fledged kittens without any defects among Scots, it is necessary to cross two different subspecies: the Scottish Fold and the Scottish Straight.
The character of the Scotsman is softer. He is distinguished for his ease, love for games and natural sociability. Easily finds contact with all family members, other animals, including a dog.
- The British are a thoroughbred breed, the Scots are genetically derived.
- The British differ from the Scottish cats by an external appearance. This is noticeable in the structure of the ears, tail and paws.
- The Scots have restrictions on the way of mating.
- The character of the Scotsman is sociable, while the Brit prefers loneliness.