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Petplan Pet Insurance • 2 years ago

Did you know the history of the Chartreux is the subject of much speculation? Stories of their origin vary from being the cats of Carthusian monks in the French Alps to descending from the feral cats of Syria. Whatever their true heritage, the Chartreux arrived in France in the 16th century, and that became their home. In fact, it was not until 1971 that they ventured upon American soil. Read more about this quiet yet intelligent breed at the Petplan pet insurance website:

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Originating in the French Alps, right outside of Paris, France, this breed was developed in a monastery named Le Grand Chartreux. These cats are known to be good vermin hunters and are terrific companions.

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The Balinese cat was originally registered as a long-haired Siamese in the 1920s because, well – that’s just what he is! It wasn’t until the 1950s that a specific breeding program began here in the United States, and the breed was renamed the Balinese, after the graceful temple dancers of Bali.

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