The Pros and Cons of Owning a Persian Cat

by: Bridgitte Williams
Persian cats have always been a favorite breed with cat owners.

They make wonderful pets and have their good points and bad points.

On the Pro list, they are very beautiful to look at and generally have a sweet disposition, a quiet manner and regal character. They usually tolerate everything and walk off if bothered.

They are very gentle, by nature. Another Pro is the variety of colors they come in.

You have silver, white, black, red, multicolored and golden shades, just to name a few.

They are an ornament to your life and home. They make attractive pets to look at.

They have lovely fur and are not usually prone to be destructive in any way.

Persian cats usually adjust quite well to new surroundings quickly although some can be shy around loud noises.

There are some other things you need to know. This will help you adjust to possible problems of owning that may occur.

The Cons of owning a Persian cat are the shedding of hair, the possibility of runny eyes, as Persians seem prone to this and they may also have some grooming problems.

Usually only older Persian cats have a tendency not to groom themselves.

Some owners have their Persian cat shaved by the vet occasionally if grooming becomes a problem.

It is always best to be aware of all these facts before owning a Persian cat.

Persian cats make delightful pets and will bring you much joy.

They tend to live long lives and get very attached to their owners.

In summary, this breed will make a wonderful addition to your family and a great pet as long as you are prepared for all of these things.
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About The Author

Bridgitte is retired and a persian cat owner. Her webpage can be found at http://All4Webs.com/i/3/bridgitte/home.htm

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