by fiat luxe
Persian Cats, grooming tips and background information
Persian Cats are one of the oldest, best bred cats in the world. Also called the Longhair or Persian Longhair, the first documented ancestors of the Persian cat were imported from Persia into Italy in 1620. From France it didn’t take long for them to reach Britain, where the longhaired cats were soon interbred with Turkish Angoras. After hundreds of years of interbreeding Persian cats are chubbier and have shorter muzzles.
Persian cats are remarkably gentle and easy going, and adjust to new environments with ease. These loveable domestic pets and show cats come in a variety of colors and sizes, which have led to them being favorites amongst cat enthusiasts and shows. Though there are still many unicolor Persian cat breeds, for example the shaded silver doll faced Persian, or the white and black Persians;