ABOUT THE RUSSIAN BLUE CAT

The Russian Blue is a gentle and tranquil cat breed. They are known for their friendliness and intelligence and are some what reserved. They will welcome you from the door, follow you around and even ride on your shoulder.
She can entertain herself while home alone but loves to play games of fetch with her loved ones and even toys. You may also find her jumping and climbing so she can observe everything from above. If you need an alarm clock, this feline relies on routine and will wake you each morning so she doesn’t miss breakfast. Thy are tolerant of children, other cat breeds and even other friendly pets.

Russian Blues are also highly intelligent. They have an excellent memory and will learn the hiding place of favorite toys (e.g., laser pointers) and lead their owners to them when they want a game. They also have a keen ability to remember favorite visitors and will race to greet familiar faces. The silver tips give the coat a shimmering appearance added to the Vivid green eyes, intelligence and the playful nature pints out the Russian blue cat to be a perfect pet and companion to most Families.

The Russian Blue is a naturally occurring breed that may have originated in the port of Arkhangel’sk in Russia. They are also sometimes called Archangel Blues .It is believed that sailors took Russian Blues from the Archangel Isles to Great Britain and Northern Europe in the 1860s. First appearance outside of Russia was in 1875 at The Crystal Palace in England as the Archangel Cat. The Russian Blue competed in a class including all other blue cats until 1912, when it was given its own class. The breed was developed mainly in England and Scandinavia until after World War II. Although Russian Blues were in the United States before the war, it was not until the after that American breeders combined the bloodlines to produce cats with silver and unique coats, stunning green eyes, good temperaments.

The Russian Blue has a unique body type. They are medium-sized, wedge-shaped head with large, pointed ears. Her round, wide-set green eyes are stunning, and her long neck and firm, muscular body is covered with a short, thick and plush double. Unlike other breeds, Russian Blues do not shed constantly. Simply comb her coat a couple times a week to keep it soft and glittery. Although they’re a relatively healthy breed, Russian Blue Cats are at risk of obesity due to their love of food. In addition to providing them with plenty of exercise through play time, consider selecting a weight-management formula for your kitty’s food.

It is very important to take into consideration a reputable breeder when choosing your Russian Blue, a breeder who will confidentially have a series of questions for you aimed to make sure you and the kitten are well matched. Breeders usually make kittens available between eleven and sixteen weeks of age when they have had sufficient time with their mother and littermates to be well socialized and old enough to have been fully vaccinated. Neutering or spaying ,keeping your Russian indoors and making acceptable surfaces available(scratching posts and toys)because the natural behavior of scratching are key elements for sustaining a healthy, extended, and lighthearted life.