Affectionate, gentle and laid back.
Where I'm From
The Persian is an old breed that is said to be named after their country of origin, but their exact beginnings are unknown. Hieroglyphic references date the breed as far back as 1684 B.C.
Today, the Persian is one of the most beloved breeds in the world, adored for their sweet, gentle personalities and graceful appearance.
What I Look Like
Persians have a luxurious, long flowing coat, a stocky build and big round eyes set in a flat face.
Most people picture the Persian as a white cat but they come in a large variety of colours and patterns.
How I Act
This breed needs a considerable amount of maintenance including daily grooming to keep its luxurious coat free from mats.
Due to their flat face they can be prone to excessive tearing and breathing difficulties.
Am I the pet for you?
These gentle, quiet cats typically have a laid back personality that enjoy the company of their carers. They generally get along with other pets but are not suitable for boisterous children.
Persians are best suited to an indoor life, lazing around the house or curled up on their owner's lap.
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I have a female black cat who when she is getting comfortable especially in our bed she makes this funny movement with her back end and legs like she's squirting but I put my hand there and she's not. So not sure what she's doing. We've only had her 2years this October. Could you maybe have an idea of what she's doing? I've had many cats and non of them do that with the back end. If you need I can take a video next time she does this.
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