Persian kittens are mysterious and beautiful creatures. The Persian kitten is an old and elegant breed. The breed originated in Mesopotamia which was later known as Persia and is now modern-day Iran.
This breed has a natural mutation which is the reason for its long hair. Some may refer to a Persian kitten as an Exotic Longhair kitten. The 17th-century Italian nobleman and world traveler Pietro Della Valle is credited with bringing the first long haired cats to Europe in 1626. Here are 12 facts about this friendly, flat-faced kitty.
Persian Kitten Furry Facts:
- Persian kittens are highly intelligent, charismatic, and engaging with their owners.
- According to the Cat Fanciers Association the Persian is the second most popular breed of cat in the US.
- Persian kittens and Persian cats require an indoor and protected environment that is preferably calm and quiet.
- Persian kittens and Persian cats can be identified by their flat nose, small ears and big copper eyes.
- The Persian kitten is one of the most popular pedigreed cat in the world.
- The Persian breed was showcased in the world’s first organized cat show in 1871. The show was staged in Britain.
- Persian kittens are considered to be one of the most low-maintenance and friendliest cat breeds.
- The popularity of the Persian was enhanced when Queen Victoria and other royals fell in love with this breed.
- It is said that the Persian cat can live up to 17 years.
- Persian kittens and cats also like lots of attention and love snuggling up to their owners.
Mon Chéri Cattery Exotic Shorthair Kitten Breeders
Mon Chéri Cattery is an Arkansas breeder of Exotic Shorthair kittens and Exotic Longhair kittens or some may call Persian kittens both pet and show-quality and a CFA Cattery of Excellence. Our Exotic Shorthair kittens for sale and Exotic Longhair kittens for sale are of outstanding pedigrees, including champions, which trace to Kings and Queens from Russia, Germany, European imports, and carefully chosen domestic bloodlines. For over 20 years we have breed Exotic Shorthair kittens that are healthy, beautiful, well-socialized and smart. Our Exotic Shorthair kittens for sale are available in the most desired shades of chocolate, calico, lilac, red, cream, bicolor, solid, tabby, colorpoint, black smoke, and the rare tortoiseshell.
*CFA or The Cat Fanciers’ Association, Inc. is currently the world’s largest registry of pedigreed cats and known as the most prestigious pedigreed cat registering association in North America. See our Mon Chéri Cattery profile on CFA.