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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.

Chartreux is a beautiful breed!

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Chartreux Cat Breed Information

This cat is a French breed - called Chartreux, originally bred by Carthusian Monks many hundreds of years ago. They are great mousers, very friendly, and absolutely a gorgeous blue with copper colored eyes.