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LaPerm Long Hair

LaPerm Long Hair Profile

Lifespan: 10-15 Years

Avg height: 15-20 cms

Avg weight Female: 2.2-3 kg

Avg weight Male: 3-4.5 kg

Coat type: Long, soft, curly coat.

Coat colours and body type: A small breed, the LaPerm is athletic, with a mildly exotic look, and a bottlebrush tail. This breed is seen in every imaginable combination of colour, pattern, and texture and is easily distinguished by their trademark curls.   

Grooming required: Moderate - daily brush.

Similar Breeds: LaPerm shorthair, Siamese, Somali, Japanese bobtail.

Health Profile: No known genetic predispositions, generally hearty healthy breed. The wavy coat is a result of a dominant genetic mutation.

LaPerm Long Hair temperament

This breed is distinctly gentle and make quiet, yet inquisitive, companions who enjoy the company of their human owners.