Breeder Specializing in Silver British Shorthair Cats


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Reply Holly
9:41 AM on July 24, 2020 
We are so happy with our silver tabby boy! Not only is he beautiful - he settled in really quickly and has such a lovely temperament, plus he was superbly litter trained right from when he arrived home. Nicki was very helpful in the weeks before collecting him, sending us several picture updates and making sure we were prepared for his arrival - and of course taking such good care of the litter in their early stages. Thank you Nicki!!
Reply Alison Norman
3:27 AM on July 8, 2020 
Jimmy has settled in wonderfully. The dog and kids love him! Sweetest nature and such fun! Thank you Nicki x
Reply Meli
6:21 PM on December 18, 2019 
We've had Lucky now for 10 days. He's such a bundle of joy. So sociable and he's now getting on with our other cat. He eats really well and is so cute! Thank you Nicki for raising such a beautiful, lovely kitten.
Reply Elena L
6:09 AM on October 20, 2019 
Hello Nicki!

We picked up our kitten Phoebe (Liana) last week and couldn?t thank you enough for how smoothly everything went 😊

Phoebe has settled in well and has brought so much light and joy into our lives in this short time already! She?s a gentle, well-behaved, and affectionate kitten and has won everyone over 😄

Thank you so much for being such a responsible breeder and such a nice person to deal with.

Many thanks,
Elena, Rosie, Dmitry and all our family
Reply Victoria Smith
10:33 AM on October 2, 2019 
We picked up our gorgeous silver tabby boy, Lloyd, last week. He's amazing, so lovely and friendly, following me around and lying next to one of us if we are watching television. Everyone who has seen him has commented on how beautiful he is and his fantastic markings.
Reply Clare & Crawford
6:55 AM on September 22, 2019 
Our new silver tabby Trigger has been a great addition to our family and everyone he meets comments on his amazing markings! Thank you Nicki for giving him such a great start in life... hes got a lovely character and is loving his life.
Reply Peter & Margaret
5:18 AM on September 22, 2019 
Thank you so much Nicky for our gorgeous little silver tabby, Misty. She has settled in really well, and is loving her life with our other three BSH kittens. She is really beautiful, and has a lovely temperament , funny, mischievous, and affectionate, and a great credit to you and your careful nurturing before she came to us.
Thank you again Nicki - we are really happy and grateful that we found both you and Misty.
Reply Natalie & Spencer
5:03 AM on July 19, 2019 
We picked up Willow, our silver spotted girl, one week ago. Already one of the family, she has settled in brilliantly. A very pretty cat and the envy of all our cat loving friends. Thanks to a great start by Nicki, Willow has a great temperament. Very playful and already very affectionate. Thanks again.
Reply Julie Barry
11:18 AM on July 16, 2019 
Four days since I lpicked up two of Nicki?s lovely British Shorthair boy kittens to complete my home. They are utterly adorable, very mischievous and lovely natured. Thank you Nicki.
Reply Mel
4:52 PM on July 13, 2019 
We picked up our little man last week and what can I say, he is the most amazing kitten. He settled in so well, he is so friendly, he loves sitting on my 6 year olds bed and having cuddles. He has had lots of young visitors and nothing phases him, he is the perfect kitten for a young family. Thank you Nicki for all the hard work, love and affection you gave him before we collected him. You provided us with lots of advice and guidance to help him settle in which we followed and it's credit to you that he has settled in so well. Thank you again Nicki
Reply Des,Caline & Amberley
12:30 PM on October 26, 2018 
Hi Nicki, we picked up Kenzo & Kasper at the beginning of Sept and they are the most gorgeous, friendly cats. They have settled in so well with our other cat Snifflick. She occasionally puts them in their place when they get a bit too boisterous but the boys seem to love her. They have a great personalities, Kenzo is the bigger of the 2 now. Thanks for doing such a great job with them before we got to take them home.
Reply Lorraine Wilson
6:49 AM on September 21, 2018 
Had our beautiful little girl Meredith (Kokora) for 11 days now, and she is just the sweetest little thing! A little purr machine, she especially likes belly rubs and treats ;) She has settled in beautifully and is such a pleasure to have in the house, thank you again Nicki for letting us adopt her! xx
Reply paul h
11:36 AM on December 30, 2017 
We've had Thibault for 10 days and we couldn't of asked for such a beautiful kitten. Very affectionate, great fun, a real character. Thank you Nicki !
Reply Lisa Sidwell
4:23 AM on December 28, 2017 
Thank you so much for our kittens Simba (Jitterbug) and Bonnie (Jubilee) they have settled in so well its as if they have always been here. They are so adorable with both us and each other they are so playful and so cuddly and affectionate, the most perfect kittens. They win everyone over and we are so thrilled to welcome them to our family. It's so clear they have been brought up with so much love and care from you and your family and this is no doubt the reason they have settled so well, thank you xx
Reply Jodie A Andrews
10:59 AM on December 21, 2017 
We picked our little kitten up yesterday, and she is beautiful. She has settled in so well at home already, so we can tell she been handled well while she is young. she is so funny, into everything and so playful, but so loving and is loving her cuddles with us already. Thank you Nicki for all the info on caring for her as she is our first kitten. We will keep you posted with lots of pictures and stories!x
Reply Jean Brooks
12:00 PM on October 8, 2017 
Thank you for our little Jasmine.
She is so affectionate and friendly, couldn't of wished for such a nice kitten.
Full of mischief and makes us laugh. Need to have eyes in the back of your head!
It's worth it as she is so adorable.
Reply Ruth
6:03 PM on October 4, 2017 
We are all so excited to have met the boys that will be joining us in a few weeks time. Kids were so excited i think they have only just got to sleep.

Thank you

Reply Kerry Presccott Brann
10:14 AM on July 28, 2017 
Thank you so much Nicky (and family) for helping us have simply the best and most adorable kittens- we are all so happy! We picked Marshmallow and Flump up end of June (brother & sister), and from the minute they came into the house, they have been playful, sociable, loving and have just made it so easy for us all. The boys are totally besotted with them and they entertain us constantly with their playfulness and curiosity.....!. From the word go they ate, used the litter tray, were adventurous and have handled new people so well - amazing and all testament to the hard work, effort & love I know you put in. The kitten pack was hugely helpful and the food provided an extra help. Thank you Nicky and would recommend any our your kittens 100%.
Reply Megan Smith
7:46 AM on July 13, 2017 
We picked up our silver spotty kitten, Monty, around 2 weeks ago and we couldn't be happier!! He has the best little personality and loves tummy tickles, as well as climbing up my legs which I don't love so much :o) We was so pleased with the services which we received from you along with your professional advice. Thank you so very much!
Reply Jane Bates
4:49 AM on November 29, 2016 
We are loving our wonderful kittens Monty 4 months (smoke tabby Inkblotz) and Alfie 3.5 months (silver tabby Isaac). They have the most lovely personalities, happily lying on their backs for tummy tickles and seeking our company for cuddles. They are also inseparable companions up to all sorts of kitten mischief - who knew headboards were climbing frames?!
Reply Susanne Meier
2:25 PM on November 21, 2016 
We have had Imani ( Saffy ) who is three and a half months for nearly three weeks here at home. She is a delight , a bundle of energy, a bundle of mischief and is very lovable . She was rather tentative for a couple of days but then took over the home and us . Many thanks .
Reply Julie Adrian
4:37 PM on October 11, 2016 
Nicki we have had a fabulous summer with our new kittens Woody(Indigo)and Dolly(Iris)
Our older cats Buzzby(Enigma) and Baby(Elisha) are gradually getting used to them, although Baby gets a bit cross with them. Woody loves watching football and paws at the ball on the TV. He has a wonderful temperament recommended by your daughter. Even though they aren't brother and sister they really look out for each other. A lovely furry family. Thank you.
Reply Jess
4:34 PM on August 29, 2016 
Hi nicki. Baby (eclipse) has now been with us a month and she seems very happy. I didn't think BSH were lap cats but she seems to like falling asleep on my husband when he is on the sofa! She is a beautiful cat and has such a lovely temperament. we are so pleased to have her with us. Jess
Reply Pippa Anderson
7:50 AM on July 28, 2016 
Nicki, thank you kindly for letting me give your Silver Tabby (Spotty) boy kitten 'Impulse' (mum is Gracie), a new home last week. He is the most beautiful kitten with deep orange coloured eyes and totally adorable!

He didn't take long to settle in to our home with all the new sights, smells and sounds and I'm grateful he's house trained and very people-friendly; clearly you work hard with your kittens before letting them go to their new homes. Giving us 2 weeks of his special kitten food to take away too, was an added bonus, thank you.

Best bit of all tho.....listening to him chirrup away with my 2 Silver Tabby Stripeys - it's like listening to a conversation between 3 R2D2's! Hours of fun! Simply gorgeous! Thank you!
Reply Christine Balazs
5:32 AM on July 26, 2016 
Since we brought our silver tabby boy(Polesden Silver Icelander) home on Friday we cant take our eyes of him ,he is just THE most adorable kitten ever!!!
He is so gentle, cuddly ,playful and just a friendly kitten. He has settled in very well and we enjoy his company very much.
Thank you Nicki for the fantastic experience and we would recommend you anytime!
Reply Mike & Sue
11:08 AM on July 25, 2016 
We recently purchased a silver tabby from Nicki. He is a beautiful playful happy kitten. He has obviously been very well looked after and trained by Nicki in a happy home environment We are delighted we found her website and our kitten. We would recommend her to anyone.
Reply Linda Gilbert
8:48 AM on July 24, 2016 
Our new addition, Tybalt (Polesden Silver Ivanhoe) has settled in to life with us very quickly. He snuggles up with the children and loves to play with them. He is adorable, friendly and the cutest little creature. It feels like we've had him forever!
Reply frances travers
4:36 PM on September 20, 2015 
do you retire your cats to someone who wants a cat ?
and how much do they cost ?
I would be happy to give one a home if need be
Reply Melanie Howard
2:00 PM on January 17, 2015 
When I brought Polsden Silver Gumdrop (Teddy Rose) home my main concerns was how my existing beloved Silver Spotty Ellie would react. I had no need to worry, with a little time and gentle introductions they are developing a lovely relationship. Teddy ventured through the cat flap and into the secure run tonight, which was lovely. She is such a gentle loving little kitten with bright amber eyes. Thanks Nicki, it's great to have Teddy Rose in our home.
Reply Judy Bowler
7:37 AM on August 6, 2014 
Rupert (Gandolf) has settled in very well indeed and we love him. He initially cried quite a bit and was rather nervous of being handled but after a few days he obviously felt at home. He now seeks our company, purrs very loudly, is absolutely fine about being picked up and stroked. He loves our three original shorthair cats, in particular Stanley. The girls are less enthusiastic about him but he takes it in his stride! He is very confident and adventurous and loads of fun. We feel very lucky to have him.
Reply Lisa Wilson
4:12 PM on March 5, 2014 
Hi Nicki,
Freddie (Fortune) is a little legend and has settled in.. and taken over much... much more quickly than i would ever have imagined. Everyone that meets this little terror falls madly in love with him and I wanted to thank you so much for giving me such a well adjusted and beautiful little kitten. I think is all down to the care and love you and your family had for him before he came home with me and I would like to thank you once again,
Reply Melanie Burchell
9:43 AM on February 10, 2014 
Hi Nicki, just wanted to let you know that Oscar (fiasco) has settled in very well. Cant believe he has only been with us for a month, he gets on really well with our dog Ruby, will try and send you a photo they are so cute together. Thank you so much for such a lovely well tempered cat - he is just adorable. At first he did not want cuddles or to be picked up but that was not an option, he cant be that cute and not cuddled!
Reply Rebecca Perkin
6:26 AM on February 6, 2014 
Hi Nicki, well Bamboo is now 6 months old, and what a character. He has fitted in great with us and now we can't imagine him not being here. Caused chaos with my Christmas tree though!!!! He still carries round his special baubles!!! Still waiting for him to sit on my lap - not sure it will ever happen - he just likes to sit an watch us - he is in charge!!!! He is a real beautiful boy and everyone comments on him. Love him to bits!!!
Reply Sam Stephenson
4:42 PM on January 13, 2014 
We have had Silver Flame for 10 days now but it feels like he has always been a part of our family. He settled very quickly after a few days, sleeping on our laps & bed purring loudly with contentment. We can't believe how relaxed & affectionate he is, he loves being close to us always and is so beautiful & cuddly. He has an amazing temperament, so sweet. He has far exceeded our expectations, and we are blown away by him. Thank you so much Nikki & Eclipse & Duke for a very special kitten who will be loved and cherished always.
Reply James Upton
1:24 PM on November 16, 2013 
Can't believe we have had Tommy (fiddler) over a week now ! He has settled in very well. As his name suggests (fiddler) is in to everything and loves getting into mischief!!! He also loves cuddles and is very affectionate , he is such a cutie and everyone who comes to visit loves him(we have to check their pockets and handbags before they leave).
Would like to thank you and your family for giving us the opportunity to home one of your lovely kittens he really is a credit to you , we will definitely recommend you and know where to go if we decided tommy needs a playmate (very tempting)
Reply Julie Adrian
6:41 PM on August 23, 2013 
Buzzby and Baby are 1 tomorrow,August 24th.We were so pleased to see that Bazazz has had more kittens. Buzzby(Enigma) and Baby (Elisha) have been fabulous kittens and become cats tomorrow.Baby is omnipresent and into everything and Buzzby is a real boy and gives us the runaround,but is so gorgeous...he gets away with everything!!.We hope their brother Teddy(Eureka) has a Happy Birthday too!
Reply Julie
12:47 PM on May 22, 2013 
Baby's new party trick is shredding her foil balls-monkey!
Reply Susan Philps
5:44 PM on February 17, 2013 
So funny reading the previous post about Baby playing fetch with balls of foil & putting them in shoes because that's exactly what our Pixie (Brie) loves to do too. Pixie is now just over three years old & is thriving. I wonder if Baby is related to Pixies mum Anya? Hope you are all well at Polesden Cats xx
Reply Julie
6:00 AM on February 17, 2013 
Hi Nicki
Buzzby(Enigma) and Baby(Elisia) will be six months old next week,and the last 3 months have been such a joy.They settled in so well and are so lively and cheeky. Boyson ,our 18 year old cat has gradually warmed to their charms. Buzzby climbed our Christmas tree and Baby goes mad for a ball of foil,carrying them in her mouth and putting them in peoples shoes!
The best part is when they are nuzzling and kneading our dressing gowns!
Thank you so much Nicki.
We will send you some pictures
Reply Susan
2:51 PM on February 11, 2013 
Hi Nicki, It was lovely meeting you at the Croydon show and seeing your outstanding cats. Duke has stolen my heart, and little Eclipse, well, what can I say. She is going to do you very proud in the future. You should be proud already!!! Best of success for the future. Well deserved successes already attained. Hope to meet up again soon. x