The Whiskas cat is a Silver Tabby British Shorthair. This common cat breed has a round head, round eyes, stout legs and a dense coat. Its tail is wide at the base and rounded at the tip.
The British Shorthair breed is available in both solid colors and patterns. Solid colors that can be found are white, black, cream, silver, blue, lilac, red, fawn and chocolate. Common patterns of the British Shorthair include spotted, striped, tabby, calico, harlequin and tortoiseshell. British Shorthairs are typically a healthy variety of cat because they were carefully bred. They are descendants of Domestic Shorthairs.