Saturday, February 9, 2008
The Persian cats is the most widely sought out cat breed in the world. No cat show will be complete without a Persian cat.They are believed to have originated in Central Asia in Persia ( IRAN ). They were then brought to Europe during the 17th century and has been very popular ever since through out the world. In Great Britain they are known as Longhairs for their majestic look.
This breed has a short and broad body type ( Cobby in other words). They have very short neck and well built body and strong legs which are well balanced . All Persian cats have large round adorable eyes , short broad nose, small ears as well as sweet chubby nose making them one of the most sought after and easily recognized cats in the world. They are some times classified as the Modern flat faced Persian and the Traditional doll-faced Persian . They can be seen in several colors like Golden, Silver, tabby, bi color, Himalayan etc.
WHAT MAKES THEM SPECIAL
The Persian is well known for its beauty and majestic look. They make wonderful pets and adapt easily to their environment. They are apt at jumping and is described as the calmest and docile of all cat breeds. They aren't the pushy type and don't demand your attention. They accept other pets in the family as well. They aren't the vocal types and tend to be fairly quiet. They are low maintenance type and are the indoor loving cats suited for your company at all times.
They require regular grooming and need to be cared for properly as they ain't the most healthy type of cats and may some times have respiratory problems. But all in all they make wonderful pets with whom you can have your cherished moments. So anyone having a Persian cat can consider themselves to be very lucky indeed.
Please post your comments and experiences on your cats and other pets.