Russian Blue

The Russian Blue is a larger sized cat with a distinctive blue hue to its short coat. They have a slightly angular face, piercing eyes and high set ears. The body of the Russian Blue is athletic, muscular and healthy. Everything about this feline is graceful and elegant, they're a truly beautiful creature and looking into their deep green eyes you get the feeling that they know it too!

Other Names
Archangel Cat
Country of Origin
Russia
Colour

Primarily blue but there are a small number of black and white cats.

Cost
Size
Large
Health
The Russian Blue is a healthy and happy breed. A regular vet check up, especially when they get to 8 years old or later, is all they will need to make sure they are in the very best of health!
Life Span

16+ years

Intelligence
Russian Blue's are intelligent and playful felines who love toys and games.
Suitability (Children)
Low
Feeding

The Russian Blue is an active breed that needs enough food to sustain their life style, make sure you watch them though as they can be greedy and over eat if you let them!

Feeding Cost
Hair Shed
Little
Ailments
The Russian Blue is a healthy and happy breed. A regular vet check up, especially when they get to 8 years old or later, is all they will need to make sure they are in the very best of health!
Grooming Requirements
The coat of your Russian Blue is short and soft, making it very easy to maintain! Though not necessary, regular soft brushing is a great way to bond with your feline friend.
Surprisingly the stunning blue colour of the Russian Blue is actually a result of natural origins and not selected breeding! This cat made its way to Europe aboard Russian ships from the Port of Archangel and was briefly known as the 'Archangel Cat'. Although the Russian Blue almost died out by World War II, it is now a popular and well-loved breed.


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