Chinchilla Longhair and Sterling. A doll-face silver Persian. In the US, there was an attempt to establish the silver Persian as a separate breed called the Sterling, but it was not accepted. Silver and golden Persians are recognized, as such, by CFA. In South Africa, the attempt to separate the breed was more successful; the Southern Africa Cat Council (SACC) registers cats with five ...
Persian Cats Colors A Kaleidoscope of Colors and Patterns There are over 100 different Persian cats colors and patterns to choose from - all uniquely beautiful. If you are unsure of what color kitty you would prefer, then do take a look at the cat pictures with color descriptions below - it will assist you in making a decision.
This is a common phrase used to describe the Exotic Shorthair, as well as the “Lazy Man’s Persian.” While the Exotic Shorthair is virtually identical to the Persian in every way besides the long coat, these shorthaired cats tend to have more hair than your typical shorthaired cat. Due to their ...
A Himalayan-Persian named Colonel Meow became an Internet celebrity in 2012, and entered Guinness World Records 2014 as the cat with the longest fur. Mr. Jinx (also known as Jinxy, or simply just Jinx) from the Meet the Parents trilogy is a 2-year-old seal-point peke-faced Himalayan.
Peke-face and ultra-typing. In the late 1950s a spontaneous mutation in red and red tabby Persians gave rise to the "peke-faced" Persian, named after the flat-faced Pekingese dog. It was registered as a distinct breed in the CFA, but fell out of favor by the mid-1990s due to serious health issues; only 98 were registered between 1958 and 1995.
Angoras get along with dogs and other pets, but these assertive cats are often the boss. This very active breed is a good choice for families with young children. The sweet and gentle Persian prefers serenity and gentle handling, but once it feels secure can adapt to a boisterous household.
Today, Persian pedigree cats that have a normal-shaped face that is not flattish are known as traditional Persians, or doll-faced Persians. In this article, we will look at the Persian’s traits and appearance in recent history, and explain how and why the breed has changed so dramatically in appearance over such a short period of time.