Persian Cats are sweet family pet. Here is your informative A-list of Persian Cat. Persian cats are also known as Longhair or Persian Longhair. This cat breed was originated from Persia which we call Iran now and it is one of the oldest cat breed in the world. After World War II, European travelers brought Persian Cats to England. This cat breed becomes popular in Europe and United States. Today, Persian Cats are most popular cat breed at cat shows.
Facts about Persian Cats
- Temperament – Persian cats are friendly, non-aggressive, gentle, docile, quiet, placid, loving and sociable. They can get along with children and other pets. They are affectionate with family. They are playful but not noisy; they seldom use their soft voice. Persian Cats are good mousers. They love to be touched or patted by owner.
- Appearance – Persian Cats have well-muscled medium sized body. The head is round and come with a pair of large eyes. The ears are small and set far apart. Persian cats are usually come with short muzzle. They have short legs and short tail. The Persians in North America are facing breathing problems due to extremely shortened muzzle.
- Coat color and pattern – Persian Cats are usually come with flowing coat which long all over the body. The under coat is thick and wooly. The coat color is available in variety, there are solid, golden, smoke, tabby, parti-color, bicolor or Himalayan (markings like the Siamese)
Persian Cats Breed Information
|Size||Medium to large|
|Weight||8 to 15s pound (male and female)|
|Group||Natural Cat Breed|
|Exercise Ability||Let them play and run around|
|Litter Size||3 to 5 kittens|
|Grooming Requirements||Daily combing and brushing is needed for longhair cat breeds|
Persian cats are healthy cat breed. The common health issues for them are eyes infection, deafness or breathing problems.