Month: May 2019

About Persian cats – summary

Selecting which breed of cat to suit you requires some research to make the best possible choice for you and for your pet. There are so many breeds to choose from, that it can be quite daunting. The long luxurious…

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 &…

What to look for in Persian Cat breed

Traditionally, Persian cats have what breeders call a ‘doll face’. This makes them stand out as different from the ‘flat face’ of more recent breeding. If the cat looks as though he is frowning, then he is probably an Ultra…

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…

History of Norwegian Forest Cats

An ancient breed, entirely free of man’s selective breeding, some people are convinced that the Norwegian Forest Cats are descendants of the Turkish Longhair breed (otherwise known as the Angora). This connection is made because some Turkish emperors in times…

About Maine Coon Cat Breed

Maine Coon female

Maine Coons really do live up to their name of being gentle giants. They are hugely intelligent, fiercely loyal, and highly communicative. For families who may be divided as to whether a dog or a cat would fit in best…

Maine Coon Show Standards

The Maine Coon is classified as a semi-longhaired feline and is distinguished from others primarily by its size, its bone structure, overall rectangular shape, and flowing thickly luxurious double coat. The standards mentioned here is what judges at cat shows…

What To Look For In A Maine Coon

Assuming you are buying a cat, as opposed to a kitchen, you should be looking for a solid sturdy creature, with a silky coat that could best be described as being ‘shaggy’. The tail should be as long as, and…

Kids and Cats

When I first brought home our new cat Boris almost three years ago, my kids were three and six years old. They were so excited they wanted to play with the new kitten all the time. And while the older…