Russian Blue cat<<<< Back to cat breeds
- Country: Russia
- Origin: Natural
- Scientific name: Felis catus
- Weight: 3 - 6 kg
- Colors: gray-blue-silver
- Coat: Short
- Temperament: quiet, playful, intelligent, affectionate
- Health: generally healthy
- Litter size: 5 - 7 puppies
- Lifespan: 12 - 15 years
- Other names: Russian Blue Cat, Blue Archangel, Archangel Cat, Archangel cat, cat angel
- Price: 400-600 $
As the name suggests originated in Russia, namely the port of Arkhangelsk, located at 247 km from the Arctic Circle.
He arrived in America in the early 20th century after the Second World War, most cats breed Russian Blue was killed and its population has declined considerably.
Most popular in the 60's.
It is a cat with a special appearance. The fur is bright sunlight.
Aspect Russian Blue cat
Russian Blue cat has green eyes. If you encounter other copies eye color are not purebred! An exciting feature of this breed is given by eye color.
In kittens less than 4 months, the eyes are yellow. After this age, the eyes take on a green circle around the pupil.
As the cat matures, eyes turn green intense color enhancing silver fur. The eyes are round, open and slightly inclined in the upper corners, giving the cat a fresh appearance, similar to temper it. The coat is double.
It can be found in one color and one pattern: gray-blue. The coat is thick, but slightly down. Require weekly brushing.
Green eyes are well matched with coat color. You would not look in her eyes not to fall in love. Even so owners admit it's hard to get into the heart of a Russian Blue cat. But once you get no more out.
Corners of the mouth are slightly raised, which gives the face a mysterious smile, breed specific.
Behavior Russian Blue cat
Describe a cat breeders quiet and manners. She likes to always be close to master.
Meows not much, and when she does, her voice is melodious and pleasant warmth.
The expression "smiling" cat today conquers hearts of cat lovers.
Is loving, affectionate, calm and popular. It is recommended periodic supplemental food with vitamins and prevention of possible tendencies to gain weight (especially copies gourmet).
Features Russian Blue cat
It is among the most intelligent breeds existing.
Hardly adapts to environmental changes and changes in "home".
He likes to eat and after they finish eating one serving will ask. It is recommended food because otherwise calculation becomes obese.
Diseases Russian Blue cat
There are no known health or genetic problems associated with race, and if they have favorable atmosphere within a loving family, if they are part of food quality, life expectancy is around 15 years.
After the age of 8 years recommend a routine annual inspection.
It is not necessary to brush daily, but certainly will enjoy this gesture, you decide to do it.
Being very attached to people, she will sit without objection from washing or cutting nails.