Persian - Smoke Cats
You can read about the Persian breed here. This variety was created in the 1860s in the UK. Each hair on the smoke is pale at the base becoming darker to the tip.
The breed was always rare and almost died out in the 1940s, when the Second World War interrupted many cat breeding programs. A rescue program was hen set up, to keep the breed in existence and extend the colors.
To read about typical Persian behavior click here.
White with tipped with color including black, blue, cream, red and tortie patterns.
- 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
- Playfullness: Relaxed
- Grooming Requirements: Everyday
- Weight: 3.5 - 7.0kg
- Size: Medium
- House Cat or Outdoor Cat: House Cat
- Pet Compatibility:
- Social Needs: