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