Persian - Chinchilla

History

You can read about the Persian breed here. The Chinchilla variation emerged in the 1880s but it wasn’t until the 1960s that this variety grew in popularity, after its iconic appearance as the villain Blofeld's pet, stealing the show from Sean Connery in James Bond movies.

Behaviour

To read about typical Persian behavior click here.

Varieties

White tipped with black.

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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