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Persian Colourpoint

Persian Colourpoint Profile

Lifespan: 10-18 Years

Avg height: 20-25cms

Avg weight Female: 3-4 kg

Avg weight Male: 3.5-5 kg

Coat type: Long, thick coat, with fluffy plumed tail

Coat colours and body type: Robustly built, the Persian Colourpoint has a domed head, small ears, and a thick neck with short legs. They may be lilac point, blue point, seal point, cream point, chocolate point, and redpoint.   

Grooming required: High - daily brush, and wipe face of tears to avoid skin irritation.

Similar Breeds: Peke Faced Persian, Persian, Exotic shorthair, Chinchilla.

Health Profile: Brachycephalic, jaw deformities, polycystic kidney disease (PKD), progressive retinal atrophy, respiratory difficulty, excessive tear production, facial skin irritation.  

Persian Colourpoint temperament

Also known as a Himalayan Persian, the Colourpoint Persian is an extension of the Persian, with the exception of its blue eyes and point colouration. This is the result of crossing the Persian with the Siamese. This breed carries a similar calm placid disposition of the Persian.