Thought to have originated in the Middle East!
Persian Scientific Classification
- Scientific Name
- Felis Catus
Persian Conservation Status
- Intelligent, loving and affectionate
- Average Litter Size
- Common Name
- Thought to have originated in the Middle East!
Persian Physical Characteristics
- Skin Type
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The Persian cat is one of the most common exotic cat breeds for people to keep as pets. The Persian cat is thought to originate from the Persian area of the Middle East, which is today’s Iran. Most Persian cat breeding is in the United States.
The Persian cat makes a fantastic household pet as they are quiet and good-natured. One disadvantage of owning a Persian cat is they do need looking after, mainly as the Persian cat has long hair, this needs to be brushed regularly to stop it getting matted together.
The Persian cat is a medium-sized stockily built cat with a rounded body and short limbs. The Persian cat often has a fairly wide face with large eyes and a muzzle of longer fur around its nose and mouth.
Due to its long silky fur, general appearance and calm temperament, the Persian cat is one of the most popular breeds of domestic cat in the world. Today, the Persian cat is among the most common domestic cat breeds in the United States.
The Persian cat is an intelligent animal and enjoys human interaction and companionship. Persian cats are also one of the most long-living of all domestic cat breeds and are often said to be a seen as a family member by their owners.View all 47 animals that start with P
Persian FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
Are Persians herbivores, carnivores, or omnivores?
Persians are Omnivores, meaning they eat both plants and other animals.
What Kingdom do Persians belong to?
Persians belong to the Kingdom Animalia.
What class do Persians belong to?
Persians belong to the class Mammalia.
What phylum to Persians belong to?
Persians belong to the phylum Chordata.
What family do Persians belong to?
Persians belong to the family Felidae.
What order do Persians belong to?
Persians belong to the order Carnivora.
What genus do Persians belong to?
Persians belong to the genus Felis.
What type of covering do Persians have?
Persians are covered in Hair.
How many babies do Persians have?
The average number of babies a Persian has is 4.
What is an interesting fact about Persians?
Persians are thought to have originated in the Middle East!
What is the scientific name for the Persian?
The scientific name for the Persian is Felis Catus.
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