Persian cats or Persians are demure and calm. They therefore need their own place to doze and snooze. They rest a lot and don’t need a lot of exercise. At times they can be playful and lively. But a Persian cat’s favorite activity is still purring on your lap for hours. A press doesn’t like strangers or noise. She will flee crowds as soon as possible. It is therefore not recommended to place her in a family with young children. Those looking for a cuddly cat that can give a lot of friendship and affection will make a good choice with a Persian cat.
You often come across Persian cats at cat shows. They have a sturdy body and a broad head with large eyes and small ears that are set far apart. You mainly recognize her by her blunt muzzle. The thick, long tail is also specific to the press. Her long, thick coat is impressive and requires the necessary care. Coat colors can vary greatly. Almost all colors and patterns are possible, except for a spotted pattern. Her overall noble appearance means she is often used in advertising. This cat weighs between 2.3 and 6.8 kg.
The origin of this breed is quite mysterious. Despite their name, there is no evidence whatsoever that Persian cats actually have anything to do with Persia. They originated from a cross between Turkish and Italian cats in the 1800s and were made popular by the British Queen Victoria, who had a fondness for these long-haired animals. Persian cats live on average 8 to 11 years old, but sometimes 15 years or older.