British Shorthair and British Longhair Cats

The British Shorthair cats & The Highlander (British Longhair) cats have captured our hearts, with their beautiful gentile nature, affection, devotion and curiosity. Their implicit trust and gentle disposition make them the perfect companion. They are renowned for their plush coats and cute features with their big round eyes, small ears and cute noses.

Our Specialised Veterinarian consultancy for Feline coronavirus (FCoVClinic.

Research on Stopping faecal feline coronavirus shedding by naturally infected cats. Published Veterinarian Article

We provide Feline coronavirus (FCoV) negative certification. All our cats are Feline Coronavirus (FCoV) Free. 

Belle Ayr Ltd. specialises in British Shorthair & British Longhair cats, we have the most delightful shimmer of Chinchilla Tipping & Ticked kittens.

Exclusively to Belle Ayr Ltd. cattery in UK are the exclusive Shell colours and the unique black nosed British Shorthair & British Longhair cats in the Silver Shaded & Pointed lines, they have an excellent mascara line. Link to Our Coat Colours

Our lines are carefully selected for their health and we carry out genetic disease tests.

Our British Shorthair & British Longhair cats are PKD negative and we screen for HCM, their PKD and HCM results are listed with the HCMFoundation. All kittens are PKD tested.

All our cats are microchipped and they are vaccinated against feline enteritis (panleucopaenia) virus (FPV), feline calicivirus (FCV).




We register our Pet cats & kittens with Official Pedigrees through our affiliation with The Fédération Internationale Féline (FIFe).

To ensure the integrity of our British Shorthair & Longhair cats lines, we only release active / Show kittens to registered catteries that are affiliated with a recognised body and actively show their cats. Our kitten page provides detailed information of some of the kittens we have shown. 

BelleAyr Pet Media provides cat & pet wrangling services for media, film and advertisement across the UK. Our pets are well socialised, friendly and biddable. We run a fully licensed pet transport company, so our pets are easily available for filming and photo shoots.

We are a DEFRA licensed transport company Pet Paw Transport.

We can arrange export all over the world, we use professional DEFRA licensed and F.T.A approved pet transport companies to safely and humanely deliver kittens into their new home. To arrange pet flights we use Pet Air Scotland, Extraordinaire run by specialist vets & FLY my Pet.

We are passionate about our cats and promote wellbeing through our e-clinic.

Link to more Biographical information


At Belle Ayr Ltd. our passion is to show the highest standard British Shorthair cat & British Longhair cat, with exquisite personalities. When showing, our cats are renown for their easygoing, calm & sweet nature. We have supported The Scottish Cat Association Club FIFe as Chair and Secretary. We are also associate members with Viking Cat Club.

The quality of our British Shorthair cats & British Longhair cats are recognised through their achievements in the show ring, securing CH, International Champion & Grand International Champion titles.

We also take pride having been the first from Scotland who's British Longhair cats have received their International Champion title in the UK.
Links to our Cat Shows:

July 2019
March 2019
Feb 2019
Sept 2018
March 2018
Feb 2018

Belle Ayr Ltd. are affiliated with The Fédération Internationale Féline (FIFe), through The Viking Cat Club (VCC).

We are GDPR compliant.


About Belle Ayr

Belle Ayr is a cattery based in UK, that specialises in British Short & Longhair cats

See Our Kittens