Originally the Russian cats were blue cats. Now there are Russian Blue, Russian White or Russian Black cats

HISTORY

The Russian may have derived its name from Russian merchants who traveled the seas trading with England in the late 19th century. This popular cat was shown extensively at the Crystal Palace Shows in the 1850s.

DESCRIPTION

Originally the Russian cats were blue cats. Now there are Russian Blue, Russian White or Russian Black cats

GROOMING AND PHYSICAL NEEDS

Size: Medium-sized cat, fine-boned, long, and firmly muscled

  • Grooming Needs: easy to groom, brush weekly
  • Coat Type: distinctive double coat.
  • Moulting: lack of constant shedding
  • Exercise Needs: Enjoy playing fetch
  • Average Life Span: 10-15 years
  • Healthcare:

BEHAVIOUR

  • Family: They are devoted to and affectionate with their loved ones.
  • Temperament: The Russian Blue is a gentle cat with a somewhat shy nature around strangers
  • Trainability:
  • Sociability (Other Pets): accepting of other pets so long as they are not chased by them

Stand Number: Trouble & Trix Breed Showcase