The Grey Persian cat is one of the all time favorite varieties within the family of Persians. As it is Persian cats are known for their fluffy appearance which is its most appealing characteristic. A full coat of grey hair adds even more volume to the fluffiness making it all the more cute and cuddly
Grey Persian cat personality
The flat faced cat has a rather serene personality in its grey coat. It looks like a serious and sober cat that is comfortable with its surroundings and confident in its maneuvers. Although of a placid nature the grey Persian will not shy away from taking the seat that it wants when in the house.
In general though, the grey Persian cat retains its gentle and loving nature which makes it a top choice pet to have in the house.
Characteristics of the grey Persian
The long thick coat of grey hair is the most sought after characteristic of the grey Persian cat. Underneath this heavy coat of hair however the grey Persian has a rather muscular and an extremely well toned body. It holds its body up on short legs.
The grey Persian has quite a unique looking face compared to other ordinary cats. It features a rather wide head with its ears situated far apart from other. The hypnotic large eyes that stare right at you give the cat its exotic look. You will find the grey Persian to have a set of charming blue eyes that work well with the color of its coat.
Shades of Grey
On the chin of the grey Persian is a rather short haired muzzle. Whereas the grey color of the coat may maintain itself all over the body it tends to get darker on the face, ears, and paws. This gives the cat a unique look. When it comes to the grey color of the coat it can vary from a light ice grey to a darker charcoal colored grey. The different variations in the grey color of the coat have earned different titles in their classification.
Maintaining the grey hair
Since the coat of hair is the most valuable asset of the Persian the owner of the cat needs to put in a considerable amount of effort when it comes to maintaining it. This means that the grey Persian’s hair needs to be brushed and untangled everyday.
Since Persian cats do not have the ability to maintain their own hair you will also be required to give it a bath on regular basis. If you find the coat of hair of your grey Persian to be wearing out then you should get it shaved off completely so that a new coat of healthier hair returns.
In part the health of the hair for the grey Persian cat depends upon its eating habits. In order to maintain a healthy coat of grey hair you need to ensure that your cat gets the essential nutrients that it requires. This includes food items that are rich in vitamin B, zinc and fatty acids.