Comprehensive list of most common colors of British ShortHair Cats

Solid Colors:
  • Black (NY 13): Solid black coat, with gold or copper eyes.

  • Blue (NY A): Solid blue-gray coat, with copper or deep blue eyes.

  • Chocolate (NY B): Rich brown coat, ranging from dark chocolate to milk chocolate, with gold or copper eyes.

  • Cinnamon (NY O): Warm reddish-brown coat, ranging from deep cinnamon to light orangey-brown, with gold or copper eyes.

  • Cream (NY F): Pale cream-colored coat, with gold or copper eyes.

  • Fawn (NY E): Light beige to warm golden-fawn colored coat, with gold or copper eyes.

  • Lilac (NY C): Pale, muted pinkish-gray coat, with blue-gray undertones, and copper or deep blue eyes.

  • Red (NY D): Bright coppery-red coat, with gold or copper eyes.

  • White (NY W): Pure white coat, with gold or copper eyes.


Tabby Patterns:

  • Silver Tabby (NY 25): Silver and black striped coat, with a white undercoat, and gold or copper eyes.

  • Golden Tabby (NY 24): Warm, golden-colored coat with darker brown or black stripes, and gold or copper eyes.

  • Blue Tabby (NY 26): Blue-gray and black striped coat, with a white undercoat, and gold or copper eyes.

  • Brown Tabby (NY M): Brown and black striped coat, with gold or copper eyes.

  • Cream Tabby (NY S): Cream-colored coat with darker cream or light brown stripes, and gold or copper eyes.

  • Lilac Tabby (NY N): Pale, muted pinkish-gray coat, with blue-gray undertones, and copper or deep blue eyes.

  • Red Tabby (NY P): Bright coppery-red coat with darker red or brown stripes, and gold or copper eyes.

  • Tortoiseshell Tabby (NY F 22): Black and orange swirled together in a mottled pattern, with gold or copper eyes.

  • Blue Cream Tabby (NY G): Blue and cream swirled together in a mottled pattern, with gold or copper eyes.

Bicolor Patterns:

  • Black and White (NY 11): Black and white coat, with gold or copper eyes.

  • Blue and White (NY 09): Blue-gray and white coat, with gold or copper eyes.

  • Cream and White (NY 03): Cream-colored and white coat, with gold or copper eyes.

  • Lilac and White (NY 07): Pale, muted pinkish-gray and white coat, with copper or deep blue eyes.

  • Red and White (NY 05): Coppery-red and white coat, with gold or copper eyes.

  • Tortoiseshell and White (NY 22): Black, orange, and white swirled together in a mottled pattern, with gold or copper eyes.

Other Patterns:

  • Calico (NY 01): White, black, and orange swirled together in a mottled pattern, with gold or copper eyes.

  • Bi-Color Calico (NY 21): White and black, with patches of orange, with gold or copper eyes.

  • Pointed (NY 02): Pale body with darker ears, tail, and legs, with blue eyes.

  • Smoke (NY 24): Solid color at the roots, gradually fading to a lighter color at the tips, with gold or copper eyes.