Persians are sweet, gentle cats that can be playful or quiet and laid-back. Great with families and children, they absolutely love to lounge around the house. While they don’t mind a full house or active kids, they’ll usually hide when they need some alone time.

Breed Overview

  • Temperament: Affectionate, loyal, Sedate, Quiet
  • Origin: Iran (Persia)
  • Life Span: 14 - 15 years
  • Adaptability: High
  • Affection Level: High
  • Energylevel: Low
  • Child Friendliness: Low
  • Dog Friendliness: Low
  • Shedding Level: Moderate
  • Social Needs: Moderate
  • Stranger Friendliness: Low
  • Tendency To Vocalize: Low
  • Hypoallergenic: false
  • Weight: undefined lbs
  • Intelligence: Moderate

Disclaimer: While the characteristics mentioned here may frequently represent this breed, cats are individuals whose personalities and appearances will vary. Please consult the adoption organization for details on a specific pet.

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