Persian

The Persian is one of the most popular cat breeds in North America. It comes in two varieties: Show and Traditional. The Show Persian has a flat nose and exaggerated features, while the Traditional Persian, also called Doll face, has a normal nose. Both types have a thick, long, plush coat and round copper eyes. Personality: The Persian is a sweet, gentle breed that is calm and mellow. It is not very playful and prefers to lounge on furniture around the house. This cat breed is therefore only moderately suitable to co-inhabit space with children and dogs.

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Origin
Persia, ancient
Life Span
12-15 years
Other Names
Persian

Persian Build Information

Size
Large

The Persian is one of the most popular cat breeds in North America. It comes in two varieties: Show and Traditional. The Show Persian has a flat nose and exaggerated features, while the Traditional Persian, also called Doll face, has a normal nose. Both types have a thick, long, plush coat and round copper eyes.

Behaviour and Personality

Kid Friendliness
Affection Level
Activity Level

The Persian is a sweet, gentle breed that is calm and mellow. It is not very playful and prefers to lounge on furniture around the house. This cat breed is therefore only moderately suitable to co-inhabit space with children and dogs.

Appearance

Grooming
High (Daily combing, weekly bathing, ears need to be cleaned and taken care of regulary)

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