Persian Cat Pictures

The Persian cat pictures presented here make wonderful gifts for cat lovers. The beauty of Persians has inspired many an artist, and the works showcased in the gallery below capture the mystique and allure of these long-haired felines.

Many cat lovers equate Persian cats with elegance and high class. And they certainly look the part! It is no wonder that the Persian is the most popular cat breed in the United States.

Here are a few interesting tidbits about the lovely (and fluffy) Persian:

Quick Facts and Fun Trivia

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  • Persians’ origins can be traced to Persia (the modern Iranian plateau).

  • Persian cats are known for their gorgeous. long and thick coat. They are also known for their broad faces and their large eyes.

  • The first Persian cat was shown in the Crystal Palace, London, England, in 1871.

  • Persians can live an average of 12.5 years.

  • Popular Persian cats include: the feline from the Fancy Feast cat food commercials, Snowbell from the movie Stuart Little, and Crookshanks, Hermione's magical kitty from the extremely popular Harry Potter series.

Quotes about Persian Cats and Kittens

Four little Persians, but only one looked in my direction. I extended a tentative finger and two soft paws clung to it. There was a contented sound of purring, I suspect on both our parts. ~ George Freedley

Persian pussy from over the sea
demure and lazy and smug and fat
none of your ribbons and bells for me
ours is the zest of the alley cat
~ Don Martin

I have just been given a very engaging Persian Kitten… and his opinion is that I have been given to him. ~ Evelyn Underhill

Pictures of Persian Cats

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Black Persian Litty

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Longhair Blue Persian

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Gorgeous Chinchilla/Persian Mix

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Cute Persian Kitten

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A Lovely Persian Kitty

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