Persian - Shaded Silver


To read the full history of the Persian breed click here. This colour variant has its origins in the UK in the 1800s. The shaded silver is similar to the Chinchilla but has darker markings.


Read about the Persian behaviour here.


White with black tipping.

Breed Details

  • Status: Common
  • Place of Origin: UK
  • Rough date of Origin: 1800s
  • Hair length: Longhair
  • Activity Level: Low
  • Vocalness: Low
  • Child friendly: Not so good with children
  • Intelligence:
  • Playfullness: Relaxed
  • Grooming Requirements: Everyday
  • Weight: 3.5 - 7.0kg
  • Size: Medium
  • House Cat or Outdoor Cat: House Cat
  • Pet Compatibility:
  • Social Needs:

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- Marguerite,

The cat in the picture is known in the UK as a Pewter Persian they actually have orange eyes which tend to fade to yellow as they age and they have a brick red coloured nose I have 3 Pewters now I had my very first one in 1989 In the UK a Shaded Silver Persian has green eyes and a black nose

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