Assuming the russian blue did migrate from northern russia it was likely via ship to england and northern europe in the mid 1860s. The russian blue is a medium sized cat weighing between 10 and 15 pounds.
Jan 4 2017 explore musab alnajjar s board russian blue cat followed by 835 people on pinterest.
Beautiful cats beautiful cats russian blue. Is a uniform color bright blue. According to the cat fanciers association cfa cat rumor has it that the russian blue breed descended from the cats kept by the russian czars. Russian blue image to repin sharephoto wikipedia lic.
The stunning plush double coat of blue tipped with silver the. The russian blue is one of the most beautiful cat breeds around. This cat was originally named the archangel cat because.
Apr 30 2019 explore tere lyn s board the beautiful russian blue on pinterest. Two so called american type russian blue cats xafi and auri charm with their silky silver fur beautiful eyes in the shade of emerald mysterious smile and distinctive personalities. Thus they were able to create a shimmering blue gray cat with vivid green eyes we now call the russian blue cat.
Physical characteristics of the russian blue cat. The russian blue only comes in one color a blue gray. However it is believed that the russian blue originates from northern russia specifically the archangel isles.
In 1900 the first russian blues were imported in the us. The problem is i can t recall the name. What are they like.
See more ideas about russian blue russian blue cat beautiful cats. Please share this page. It has large rounded and colored eyes intense green which contrast with the impeccable cloak.
Under cc 3 0 known as an aristocratic feline breed the russian blue is a cat that is best distinguished by its short blue fur with silver tips. See more ideas about russian blue cat russian blue blue cats. Watson is a house cat and has never been outside.
New home required for russian blue cat. Watson is a female 4 years old house cat and the reason for rehousing is a new baby in the household that is unfortunately allergic to her cat hair. Even though xafi born in april of 2016 is a year older than auri the sisters by.
The shape of the head is a wide and medium wedge with the flat top and a straight profile nose. Not much is known about this rare breed. However american breeders started to develop their own lines from cats imported in 1947.
The lifespan of the russian blue ranges from 15 20 years. Key consideration for a new owner. The main feature that makes the russian blue cat unmistakable is the short coat silky dense and similar in appearance to the plush it has.
May 4 2016 by sharna australia hi i own a beautiful cat named opal she s a 2nd generation new breed of cat that was developed by breeding the burmese with the russian blue. The cat fanciers association registered the first russian blue cats in 1949.