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Origin

Russia

Personality

The Russian Blue cat is arguably one of the most beautiful and coveted cats in the world. One of its biggest selling points is its impeccable appearance. Few cats rival the Russian Blue in beauty. However, it is not all beauty and no brains. The Russian Blue is loved equally for its pleasant personality, making it a much adored pet worldwide.

As the name implies, the Russian Blue cat originated in the country of Russia. In fact, the Russian Blue is sometimes referred to as the Archangel Cat, in a nod to its presumed origin in the Archangel Isles. It is thought to have moved out of Russia and into other European countries like England by boat in the 19th century. Upon moving around the continent of Europe, the Russian Blue cat began to travel with their owners to other corners of the world as well.

In appearance Russian Blue cat is lean and finely proportioned. However despite its slender physique, the Russian Blue cat is actually quite strong and muscular. A gorgeous coat covers its body. The Russian Blue cat has a double coat that is short and quite soft to the touch. The coat is primarily a rich and dusky blue, however it is silver at the tips, giving the Russian Blue cat a very regal appearance. In addition to the striking coat, the cat has intensely large, green eyes that add further mystique to its appearance.

In personality, the Russian Blue is thought to be very pleasant and friendly. They are shy in the beginning but warm up to their owners and become loving companions. Additionally, they are known for being very intelligent, and easily get along with kids and pets.

The Russian Blue cat’s personality should not be taken for granted however. It does not take kindly to loud environments or a lack of stability. But in a kind and loving household, the Russian Blue cat makes a great pet.

Did You Know? 

Did you know cat hair isn’t the cause of reactions by people sensitized to cat allergens? The primary cause is an allergen produced in cats’ saliva.   These allergens are spread to cats’ hair through grooming, which are then shed into the environment.

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