Persian Cat











The Persian cat is known to enjoy sunbaths, with only occasional bursts of energy, so attention must be paid to weight management.

Persian Cat At a Glance

  • Weight: medium-size cat weighing 7-13 lbs.
  • Longevity: 9-14 yrs.
  • Colors: white, red, cream, black, blue, chocolate, lilac, silver, golden, cameo, tortoiseshell, blue-cream, brown, calico, seal
  • Pattern: solid color, tortoiseshell, bicolor, tricolor/calico, tabby, smoke, shaded, points
  • Eye color: blue, copper, green, hazel, odd-eyed
  • Tendency to shed: high
  • Less allergenic: no
  • Head: round and big with a very broad skull, and a broad snub nose
  • Ears: small and round-tipped
  • Eyes: bright and round
  • Body: large or medium-sized
  • Legs: short and thick
  • Paws: large and round, with five toes in front and four in back
  • Tail: short and curved
  • Coat: long and thick, fine, glossy
  • Behavior: The Persian cat`s calm temperament makes it a good family pet. 

Breed Characteristics:

Affectionate with Family

Intelligence

Tendency to Vocalize

Potential for Playfulness

General Health

Kid Friendly

Pet Friendly

Friendly toward Strangers

Easy to Groom


Persian Cat Breed Standards

Persian Cat Breeders


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My Akira is friendly (with everyone, strangers, too!), she loves to sleep in my bed, and sit on my lap - she is always in the mood for this. Her personality is docile and sweet. She`s a very quiet cat, not active at all, but I like it, otherwise I would be too nervous... Read More


The most important thing to keep in mind if you're going to share your home with a Persian cat is the animal's high-maintenance fur. Persian cats need regular brushing and also need to be bathed.


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