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: http://ow.ly/9t2ao Century Afghanistan, 16Th Century, Feral Cat, Dogs Breeds, Petplan Pets, 19Th Century, Animal Facts, Cat Breeds, Pets Insurance
Chartreux cats are large and muscular with short fine boned limbs, big paws and very fast reflexes. These cats are known for their blue (grey) double-thickness fur coats and gold- or copper-colored eyes. The Chartreux cats is also known for their "smile"; due to the structure of their heads and long, tapered muzzle, they often appear to be smiling.
The first Persian cats were discovered in Middle East in the start of 17th century.After that these cats were brought to Europe.Click the picture to read more