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Persian Cats: 15 Facts You Need to Know Before Adopting Them

Cats are the most popular pet in the United States! The Persian cat is the glamor puss of the cat world. Keep reading to have your mind blown by these facts about Persian cats!

#1 There is a little mystery about their origin!

They are named after the country where they were thought to originate, but even this is uncertain.  The first reliable recordings of imports to the west were in the 17th century, but some may have arrived much earlier, perhaps during the Crusades.  They did not make it to America until late in the 19th century.

#2 They need a lots of your efforts 🙂

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Persians are definitely not low maintenance cats.  Their long coats require regular grooming if they are not to form knots and mats. 

#3 Their eyes are really charming 🙂

#4 They come in different varities of colors 🙂

While iconic pop culture Persians are usually white or silver, the breed comes in a range of colors and shades. 

#5 They will help you to work!

#6 Persian cats are really lazy!

Persians are very relaxed cats which in general just like to lie around the house. Indeed, some people refer to them as 'furniture with fur'.