14 Stunning Facts About Persian Cats

#8 Persians Made Their Way to America Around 1900.

It's believed that Persian cats first arrived in the United States sometime after 1895.

#10 Persians Have Graced the Silver Screen.

Persians have their place in history and on the silver screen. 

#11 Persians Are Part of the World’s Largest Cat Painting.

Sold for a whopping $820,000, the world's largest cat painting—named My Wife's Lovers— features both Turkish Angoras and Persian cats. 

#12 Persian’s Live a Relatively Long Life Ranging from 12 – 17 Years.