Persian - Smoke

History

To read the full history of the Persian breed click here. This colour variation was created in the 1860s in the UK. Each hair on the smoke is pale at the base becoming darker to the tip. This breed was pretty rare and almost died out in the 1940s. However a group of dedicated breeders worked to keep the breed alive and extend the colours.

Behaviour

Read about the Persian behaviour here.

Varieties

White with tipped with colour including black, blue, cream, red and tortie patterns.

Breed Details

  • Status: Common
  • Place of Origin: UK
  • Rough date of Origin: 1860s
  • 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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