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The Persian cat originates from the Iranian plateau, a large area between the Hindukush mountains and Mesopotamia traditionally known as "Persia" in the West, correspounding to the central territories of the Persian Empire. However, interbreeding of Angoras with native British domestic longhairs in the 19th Century makes the true origin of the breed unclear. The Persian's European debut is credited to Pietro Della Valle, an Italian traveller.

The Persian cat is one of the oldest breeds of cat. In Britain, it is called the "Longhair" or "Persian Longhair". A Persian cat without an established and registered pedigree is classed as a domestic longhair cat.

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  • Rocky
    Rocky

    Age: 8Y Sex: M

    United States

  • Lulu
    Lulu

    Age: 9Y Sex: F

    United States

  • Abby'Gail
    Abby'Gail

    Age: 7Y Sex: F

    United States

  • Heyjude
    Heyjude

    Age: 15Y Sex: F

    Singapore

  • Lil' Jag
    Lil' Jag

    Age: 12Y Sex: F

    United States

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