Persian cats are, perhaps, best known for their flat faces, big eyes, and long, luxurious coats, but there’s much more to these pretty kitties than looks.
#1 Persian Cats Have a Mysterious Origin Story.
It's commonly believed that Persian cats originated in Mesopotamia, which was later named Persia—explaining the name "Persian" cats.
#2 Persians Come in a Range of Colors and Varieties.
In addition to the white or silver Persians we all know, these pretty kitties can have grey, orange, black, tri-colored, and even calico coats. And there are just as many varieties of Persian cats, including tortoises, calico, and tuxedo.
#3 Persians Haven’t Always Had Flat Faces.
Persians are probably best known for their squished faces, but you may be surprised to learn that Persians didn't always have flat muzzles.
#4 Persians Have Incredibly Thick Coats.
#5 Persians Aren’t Big Jumpers.
#6 Persians Aren’t Actually Divas.
Persians are actually one of the lower maintenance breeds—as long as you keep on top of their grooming and the cat hair clean-up.