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
Chartreux: 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. These loyal, vocally quiet, and amiable furry companions are playful and affectionate. They do enjoy attention and are very docile.
The Chartreux: Also known as a Carthusian cat, these cuties were thought to have descended from cats brought by Carthusian monks to their monastery in France's Chartreuse Mountains, hence their name.