Persian is very old, long-haired breed of domestic cat. Since the beginning of the 20th century Persian cat is the most popular purebred cat, so it is still the most common in the cat shows.
Persian is considered to be the most peaceful breed. Tolerance to other cats in the house, and firmly tied to its owner.
Modern Persian cat differs from the early copies, most in the appearance of the head. But some farmers still grow traditional type of Persian cats.
Hair Persian cats require daily care to keep it clean and tidy and that the cat would have no problems due to ingestion of hair during cleaning. Inadequate care of the hair of Persian cats can result in cumbersome necessary cutting hair as well as changes in the skin a cat.
Persian breed often suffers from a hereditary kidney disease that can cause kidney failure, so today requires testing every Persian cats.
Body: big and tight, muscular
Head: round, wide, big
Eyes: Large, round, wide-set
Color: depends on the color of the coat
Ears: small, ball tip, wide and low set
Tail: short, full, proportional to the body
Hair: long, thick, must not be woolly
COLOUR: allowed many colors and color combinations.
Persian has in the past considered a status symbol.
Great Britain officially considered each color Persian cats separate breed.
Persian, which has a certified pedigree (pedigree) is not considered a long-haired Persian cat, but domestic cat.