LaPerm

This cat breed was originated in Oregon in a farm the parents of this breed were adopted as farm cats to control mice and rodents. The mom was a Tabby cat with short hair she gave birth to five fur-coated kittens and one bald female who later also gave birth to five bald little kittens a few week after they born they developed a soft curly coat. The farm owners though this cat was really unique and rare and later on they work with a feline geneticist to create LaPerm Society of America in 1997.

The LaPerm is a medium-sized cat with a distinctive appearance: It has a curly, wavy coat that is the result of a spontaneous mutation. Personality: This is a very lively and curious cat breed that is inquisitive and loves climbing. It demands a lot of attention and will go to great lengths to get it from you. It is friendly towards children, other cats and dogs.

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Origin
US, 1980s
Life Span
12-15 years
Other Names
LaPerm

LaPerm Build Information

Size
Medium

The LaPerm is a medium-sized cat with a distinctive appearance: It has a curly, wavy coat that is the result of a spontaneous mutation.

Behaviour and Personality

Kid Friendliness
Affection Level
Activity Level

This is a very lively and curious cat breed that is inquisitive and loves climbing. It demands a lot of attention and will go to great lengths to get it from you. It is friendly towards children, other cats and dogs.

Appearance

Grooming
Minimal (Weekly brushing, nail trimming, ear and tooth cleaning)

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