The cat staged its first public appearance in 1871 when a russian blue was displayed at the crystal palace in london under the name archangel cat. See more ideas about russian blue cats and kittens blue cats.
Though usually attributed to russia and scandinavia they may also be found in the outskirts of the mediterranean.
Beautiful cats russian blue. The russian blue s elegant yet muscular body led one cat judge to proclaim him the doberman pinscher of cats he has what s called a semi foreign body type meaning it is moderate in shape falling somewhere between the short compact body of breeds such as persians and the sleek angles of oriental breeds such as the siamese. They were short haired solid blue cats with thick dense glossy coats. A cat with a troubled past the russian blue is a beautiful purebred feline which would get on well with calm people who enjoy peace and quiet.
Origins the origins of the russian blue are controversial and uncertain. From photos and published sources of the time the original coat was thick dense glossy and colored a light silver blue. At this point russian blues were shorthaired solid blue felines with foreign body types.
In those days the russian blue looked quite different than what we are familiar with today. In 1871 a russian blue was shown at the first cat show at the crystal palace in london under the name archangel cat. Oct 19 2017 russian blue cats and kittens.
If the eyes are the mirror of the soul here are two of the most beautiful souls you ve ever seen. 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.