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Persian cats show standards

The general public is most familiar with the White Persian cat which is used in many advertising campaigns for its sheer beauty and elegance. But for show purposes, the breed is divided up into seven groups. These are: Silver &…

History of Persian cats

The history of this ancient breed of feline is shrouded in veils of mystery. One popular belief is that Persian Cats were first introduced into Italy in the early 1600’s by a certain Pietro della Valle. It is thought that…

Behaviour of Persian Cats

Grumpy persian car

Today’s Persian cat is well known for its even placid temperament as well as its outstanding beauty. Highly adaptive to their environment, they tend to ‘fit in’ with most living environments. Their short stout stature usually means they do not…

Persian cats breed

These very popular and beautiful cats can be traced back to as early as 1684 BC although their precise geographical origin is a mystery. Almost everyone would recognize a Persian cat with its beautiful long flowing coat and sweet gentle…

Cat Breeds

Cornish Rex Cat A Cornish Rex is a spectacular breed. The coat of a Cornish Rex is extremely fine and wavy, and it almost does not shed. These are particularly affectionate cats with an angelic disposition. About Cornish Rex cats…

History of Maine Coon Cats

The history of this breed of large felines has many interesting facets, including a possible link to the Royal cats of Marie Antoinette. There are some myths, which are genetically impossible, but add to the aura of mystery around this…