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Friday, 6 April 2018

The ideal Persian cat

The ideal Persian cat
Among the breeds of cats, we find a breed called Persian of Iranian origin. The Persian cat is one of the most popular and appreciated cats worldwide, because it is known for its very calm, reserved character, elegant silhouette and very long coat. Its physical beauty reflects its very gentle, affectionate behavior, it is a pet cat that likes to be brushed and cuddled. He is known for his laziness which is seen by the long hours of sleep.  So the Persian cat is a good companion for the whole family. This very cute little feline needs an adapted diet and daily care.

The Persian cat and a very ancient breed, the ancestor of the Persian cat is the Turkish angora native to the borders of Turkey and Iran (Persia). This breed implanted the gene of long hair in Persian, that's why this breed is called Persian.
But the aspect of the current Persians is different from that of their ancestors, because several crossings were carried out between several selections starting from the XIXe century. 

Characteristics of the Persian cat

The Persian is a cat that has a medium or large morphology, characterized by a strong musculature, short and sturdy legs. This very cute cat has a pretty head with a round and massive appearance, it is a cat all in roundness with a stocky body the neck is very short which carries the head to the broad forehead.
Crushed muzzle with round, shiny eyes, short, high nose, small, rounded, well spaced ears on the skull. The tail is short and covered with dense hair. The coat is very long and supple, with a fine and silky texture, its abundant coat gives volume to its fur.

About her dress the Persians can present very varied colors and motives: Grey-gold-tigred-marbled-bicolor- ashen. This magnificent texture of their fur with a very soft and always luxurious touch. 
The character of the Persian cat

The Persian cat has been the object of a very rigorous selection which has finished creating a gentle, calm, reserved domestic temperament, which ignores wild instincts, the Persian spends most of his life sleeping, he loves peace and sweetness, he has a great need for affection. Indeed, aware of his beauty he wants to be admired and complimented. This special character has made him an ideal cat for home living. Even if he is lazy the Persian cat likes to spend energy while playing, he is very affectionate, he loves to be in company with his master, loves to be cuddled long moments. So the Persian cat is a sociable cat who likes to be in our company more than the other cats.
This is why it is the cat breed that requires more importance and care than other cats.

Color of the hair of the Persian cat

The specificity of the Persian cat can allow it to present a wide range of fascinating colors and designs.
Almost all colours: black, blue, red, chocolate, cream, white, cream blue, cinnamon, silver, gold, red tones. These colours can be presented under one of the following types of dresses: plain, bicolour, harlequin, van, marbled turtle scales, mottled tigray, bleached hairs at the base. It is characterized by other points, there are more than 200 varieties of Persians are recognized, because each dress constitutes a different variety as: 
Persian chinchilla: Has a dark color at the tip of each hair.
The Himalayan Persian:
The Himalayan cat is in fact the name given to the Persian of point color, which has the dress of light color, with the extremities, the mask and the ears of darker and contrasting color.
How to take care of the Persian cat?

The Persian cat is one of the cats that cannot do without man, it requires a lot of care and special attention. It requires a lot of maintenance: a daily brushing of the fur and a cleaning of the eyes, a cleaning of the ears each week, a monthly care of the claws, as well as a monthly bath.
All you need to know about Persian cat health
The Persian is a very fragile cat, it can suffer from genetic diseases and breathing problems because of its crushed nose. Donations The most frequent health problems in the Persian are :
Polycystic kidney disease (PKD).
* Corneal equestrian
* Bilateral cryptorchidism
* Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Chudiak-Higashi Syndrome
So if you want to adopt a Persian cat, you should make sure you feed it a quality diet adapted to its age, to reduce the risk of serious illness. 
Persian cat food

This very cute little cat needs a very specific diet in nutritional terms, which will adapt to its age, nature, and condition.
The food chosen must be of good quality, whatever its nature, industrial or domestic, respecting its dietary rhythm and nutritional needs. He can be given pet food that is not too salty to avoid overweight and fresh water must always be available.

So the adoption of a pet like the Persian cat requires for the owner a thorough knowledge of this breed concerning its diet, its behavior, its care and its maintenance in order to ensure its well-being.

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