Russian Blue Cat
• Russian Blue Cat
Originates modern Russian blue cats take it from Russia, and it is now one of the most popular breeds of shorthair cats.
Exciting emerald eyes. Although all kittens of all breeds of cats are born with blue eyes, it changes with age and to adulthood have to be green.
During the Second World War, there was a real threat of physical annihilation of Russian blue cat breeds. After the war, the breed was actually restored the efforts of breeders.
This wonderful breed - one of the oldest in the history of feline.
It is said that the British sailors, engaged in trade, in 1860, brought home from Arkhangelsk several cats unusual coloring. British cat lovers struck by the unusual coloring - gray-blue coat that was particularly thick, short and silky.
The most important distinguishing features of Russian blue cat - the type of hair, faintly blue with a distinct silvery sheen.
Any breeder of Russian Blue cats legend tells that since the time of Catherine II in the Russian custom of kings was to present beautiful blue cats as a gift to heads of other states, and that the British Queen Victoria, was the owner of Russian blue cats. True or not - we will never know.
They say Russian blue cat is shy and secretive. Russian Blue mostly chooses to communicate only one person.
Russian blue cat has a highly developed hunting instinct. In addition, the Russian blue cats - excellent jumpers. They like high places - for example, the cabinets.
And simply it is one of the most popular breeds of shorthair cats.