These days, Persian cats
are among the most popular breeds of cat. The Persian cat breed
is one of the oldest cats around. Well known for their gentle and
sweet personalities and their long hair, Persian cats have very
attractive features. They are longhaired cats with beautiful
shinny coats. They are very soft and friendly; however, they are
prone to health problems such as allergies. They are great companions
for virtually anyone, and not very demanding. Unlike other
breeds, such as the Siamese breed, Persian breeds need very little
white is the colour normally associated with Persian cats, they
actually come in a variety of other colours as well.
During competitions, they are divided into seven colour divisions –
solid, silver and gold, tabby, shaded and smoke, parti-colour,
bicolour, and Himalayan. No matter what colour of Persian cat it may
be, they are best noticed during competitions by their long and
Persian does not always play as much as other breeds, but they do
enjoy a bit of fun for exercise especially in a social situation.
They love to have other cats around to play with as well as have a
lap available when they are in need of a lap. Persians are a variety
of colors from solid black, white or a mix of white and browns around
It may be
fluffy but the way to do Persian cat care must also be according to
how you do it with other cats. You have to perform the tasks with
love and affection, just like being a parent to their
history of where this breed of cats came from is varied depending on
who you are talking to. But most would say that the name has
something to do with its origin. It is said that some of the early
Persian cats do actually came from Persia. This country is now known
are also believed to have originated from Turkey, as well as England
in the time of Crusades. This breed held a special spot in the
royalties of England and even to the king of Persia during the early
days. Such type of people valued the possession of Persian
that's the reason why until now, Persian cats seem to walk the walk.
They look like they have something classy about them.
cats' body built can range from medium to large. It may appear fluffy
like a pillow but actually has a good muscle tone. The fluff or its
coat has a fine texture and seems to be full of life. That is what
gives the appearance of richness to this breed.
cats should always be kept inside of the house, to protect their
coat. If they travel outside, they can easily damage
their coat. They will also need to be brushed daily with a metal
comb, or their coat can become tangled, which will lead to hairballs.
You’ll need to bathe your Persian cat on a regular basis as well, to
help protect his coat. Bathing works best when the cat is young, as
it will get him used to it. Bathing should never be overlooked, as it
will keep your cats coat looking clean and healthy. Although some
breeds can maintain their coats on their own, Persians can’t. Their
fur is long and dense and you’ll need to groom them daily to ensure
their coat stays healthy.
Persian breed is gentle and sweet, getting along great with everyone
– including kids. They have a pleasant voice that is
always good to hear. Using their voice and their eyes, they can
communicate very well with their owners. They are very playful, yet
they don’t require a lot of attention. They love attention however,
and love being admired. Unlike other cats, they don’t climb and jump
much at all. They aren’t destructive either; they just love being
admired and lying around. A majority of the time, Persian cats love
to bask in the sun and show others just how beautiful they truly
most breeds can be kept indoors or outside, Persian cats should
always be kept inside and never allowed to go outside of the
house. Keeping them inside with protect their coats and
also keep diseases and common parasites away from them as well. You
won’t have to worry about cars or dogs either if you keep your pet
that your Persian pet stays healthy, you should always take him to
the vet on an annual basis. If cared for properly, such
as grooming, shots, and checkups, Persian cats can live as long as 20
years. One thing you’ll need to be aware of that’s common with
Persians is their eyes. Their eyes are very big and can sometimes be
too much for the cat to clean. This is a common healthy problem with
the breed, and should be checked on a regular basis to ensure that it
doesn’t get out of control.
to provide your pet with the best kind of food. They are not humans
and their needs are a lot different from you. So do not give them
your leftovers. Choose the quality cat food according to your budget.
Make sure that you give them the food as fresh as possible. Don't let
your cats touch spoiled food or else it may cause them sickness like
diarrhoea or upset stomach.
maintain their litter boxes. They have a sensitive smell. And they
don't like anything that stinks. This will also do your house good
because you will be able to keep things tidy.
course, know your pet. You have to observe them well. You need to
know when something's not right. Have the veterinarian check them
annually and whenever needed.
a child, there are vaccinations that your cat needs to have. You have
to include that on your monthly budget. So you better check your vet
for some advice on how much you have to allot for each month's check
up, if there would be any.
course, you have to take time to really care for your pets. Take time
to play with them. They need to feel that you love them. Spend
quality time with your cats. If you will be having other pets at
home, take time and strategize on including the new one to the whole
tend to get jealous when they don't get the attention that they used
to have. It may lead to stress and depression. If you don't take
notice, this may get worse. So you always have to be very
Get in the
groove of your Persian cat care. And you will be surprised that
through time, you will be able to develop ways to identify the signs
and act on them before it becomes too late.
compare Persians to other breeds, you’ll notice that the Persians are
among the easiest to keep. You don’t have to worry about
things like jumping or climbing, as Persians don’t like to do either.
All you’ll need to do is feed your cat and groom him or him on a
daily basis. Even though grooming can be quite a bit of work in the
long run – it’s well worth it when you have a healthy an beautiful