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Chartreaux

Chartreaux Profile

Lifespan: 8-14 Years

Avg height: 20-25cms

Avg weight Female: 3-5 kg

Avg weight Male: 5-7 kg 

Coat type: Dense, woolly, blue coat.

Coat colours and body type: The Chartreaux exhibits a loving smiley facial expression. This sturdy, powerful, medium build cat has a signature striking blue coat with a dense wooly undercoat. They come in different shades of blue, ash or slate, together with gold, copper or amber eye colour. 

Grooming required: Moderate - twice weekly.

Similar Breeds: British shorthair, American shorthair, American wirehair, Russian Blue.

Health Profile: Polycystic kidney disease (PKD), struvite stones, patellar luxation.

 

Chartreaux temperament

The Chartreux is a sweet, quiet, and gentle-natured cat. They have a very amenable demeanour and will enjoy watching TV or sitting next to you while you read. They are known for their delicate chirp when they want attention but are otherwise very quiet.