Tag: longhair cats

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…

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…

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…

Behaviour of Maine Coon cats

If you are having difficulties in deciding whether to get a cat or a dog, then this breed may well solve your problem. Maine Coon cats have a temperament and behave much more like dogs than cats. They are often…

Norwegian Forest Cats

Norwegian Forest Cat Portrait

If you are looking for a breed of cat or kitten that has not been engineered by man, then the Norwegian Forest Cat may be the one for you. If you enjoy a large furry fluffy armful of fun that…