Russian Blue Cat











The Russian Blue Cat is gentle and loving, with an elegant, graceful body and long, slim legs. Many think that it is a perfect cat to add to your family.

Russian Blue Cat At a Glance

  • Weight: medium-size cat weighing 7-12 lbs.
  • Longevity: 12-18 yrs.
  • Colors: dark gray tipped with silver
  • Pattern: none. Faint stripes may be present as a kitten but disappear in adulthood.
  • Eye color: yellow with green rims in a young cat, and become bright green in an adult.
  • Tendency to shed: low
  • Less allergenic: yes
  • Head: medium-sized wedge
  • Ears: large and wide at the base with fairly pointed tips
  • Eyes: wide-set
  • Body: long, muscular
  • Legs: long
  • Paws: small and a bit rounded
  • Tail: long and tapered
  • Coat: short and thick; the traditional Russian Blue cat coat color is blue; some breeder groups have allowed other colors as well
  • Behavior: Russian Blue cats are generally known as quiet but affectionate. They are also known to get along well with children and other pets. In short, they tend not to be terribly demanding are easy to get along with.

Breed Characteristics:

Affectionate with Family

Easy to Groom

General Health

Intelligence

Pet Friendly

Kid Friendly

Potential for Playfulness


Russian Blue Cat Breed Standards

Russian Blue Cat Breeders


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My Russian Blue

By Linda 

I have three Russian Blues. Two males and a female. I find they tend to be extremely independent and like to observe more than participate. 
Under certain circumstances, they can be fiercely... Read More


Russian Blue Cat Ruby

By Norma P. 

My Ruby is very loyal, gentle and sweet. She greets me at the front door whenever I come home. I must say she is a little bit selective - she does it only with me. Evidently she chose me as her companion, even though she is attached to other family members... Read More


Russian Blue Cat

The Russian Blue Cat breed is one of the oldest cat breeds, having actually originated in Russia in the nineteenth century or earlier. Today, Russian Blues are widely considered easy to get along with and loving animals to have in the home.


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