Pinterest • The world’s catalog of ideas

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:

Chartreux is a beautiful shorthaired domestic cat breed native to France. It has resided in French towns and villages for centuries though there is some controversy regarding its origin. Some believe it was brought over to France by Carthusian monks...

Chartreux - Breed Profile: Origin: France Colors: Blue (grey) Size: Medium to large Coat Type(s): Shorthair Grooming: Weekly Talkativeness: Quiet Activity Level: Average Attention Requirement: Average Overall: Easy to handle

Did you know the Persian's first ancestors were imported from Khorasan, Persia, into Italy in 1620, and from Angora, Turkey to France around the same time? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

Edgar ~ The Chartreux, from France is a beautiful blue cat known for its smile. By tradition, all kittens born in a given year are named beginning with a specific letter of the alphabet for that particular year; so Edgar was born in 2009 ~ cool

Chartreux - Também conhecido como gato cartusiano, acredita-se que eles sejam descendentes do gatos levados pelos monges cartusianos ao mosteiro, no maciço da Chartreuse, na França