Breed Profile

Chinchilla

Chinchilla
The luxurious Persian cats are still extremely popular and much sought after by many cat lovers. The Chinchilla is a stunning cat with a silvery coat while the original Persian cats came from Turkey and they wore a thick white coat.

This warm and friendly cat is a large-sized animal with a square body sporting quite a round and flat face with small ears. It has luminous green eyes outlined in the same colour as its coat tipping. Its gorgeous coat is long and silky and is further highlighted by its bushy tail.

The main overall colour is white with black tipping giving a sparkling appearance.

One of the most famous Chinchilla cats was known as Silver Lambkin and it is believed he was the originator of this distinctive colouring and he went on to win many of the major awards at the Crystal Palace Show in London in 1888.

This elegant cat hails from America and the UK and is more of an extrovert than most of the other Persian cats!

They have melodious voices and are quick to adjust to any new environment in which they might be placed. Having a 'laid-back' temperament they make an ideal family pet for those who have time to brush and groom daily.


Recommended Breeders




Breeder NameKennelState 
Lisa Williams Vantastic SA Contact
Sandra Baraiolo jaiymeka WA Contact
stuart luscombe AUSSIE KENNELS VIC Contact
Dawn Schembri Witchcatz VIC Contact
Nicole Alvaro Federation Vet Hospital Kittens NSW Contact
Joanne Lloyd Jandindi QLD Contact


*** We have vetted and approved these independent breeders as meeting, at the time, our criteria for the reliable breeding, feeding, care and sale of suitable quality kittens of this breed. This does not mean that other breeders do not meet these criteria or are not otherwise suitable suppliers. Nor can our vetting and approval guarantee the quality of a breeder or kitten or that you will be happy with them. We disclaim any liability for the quality, acts or omissions of these breeders or their kittens and our approval of breeders is not a substitute for you making all appropriate enquiries and checks (including veterinary checks) before choosing a specific breeder or kitten.


 

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