British Shorthair- An easygoing breed, with a stable character & take well to being kept as indoor cats, making them ideal for apartment living. They are especially gentle & placid around children & other domestic animals & do not make noise, unless there is something really wrong, like they are hungry. They are wonderful cats for people who work full-time. They are fairly independent & happy to amuse themselves. Kittens are playful, but adult British Shorthair cats tend to be less active.