LaPerm cat<<<< Back to cat breeds
- Country: US
- Origin: mutation
- Scientific name: Felis catus
- Weight: 3 - 6 kg
- Colors: different colors
- Coat: short or long
- Temperament: playful, friendly, active
- Health: No health problems
- Litter size: 5 - 6 puppies
- Lifespan: 12 - 14 years
- Other names: LaPerm cat
- Price: $ 550
LaPerm cat breed originated in the United States. It was discovered by two farmers Linda and Richard Koehl when a cat gave birth to several puppies in Oregon.
At a closer look one chicken had no hair at birth. Soon his body was a soft curly fur. In time they were born becoming more kittens this way.
After a series of mating established breed that was recunocuta Association breeders of cats in 1995.
Aspect LaPerm cat
LaPerm cat has a weight of 3-6 kg. It is a medium sized cat. Fur is soft and curly and comes in various colors.
Even if it seems a delicate cat has strong muscles and is confident it.
The eyes are large and almond-shaped, triangular head and big ears and straight.
Behavior LaPerm cat
It is an active cat who likes to be the center of attention. Do various tricks in the presence of men.
No cat is completely hypoallergenic. Although not considered a hypoallergenic cat has very few allergens.
There is a very active cat, but she likes to play with small objects.
Not vocalize and not noise, but made his presence felt when he wants food or comfort.
Features LaPerm cat
If at first kittens were born without fur, as the race advanced chickens began to be born with curly fur.
The coat is easy to maintain, it requires a weekly brushing to remove dead hair.
It is good to periodically check the ears and teeth.
Diseases LaPerm cat
There are no known specific diseases, genetic or health problems in the breed.
I do not know any allergies and does not need any special treatment. To avoid surprises recommend buying puppies from breeders with pedigree.