Assur O’Poil’s cat breeds it all – Peterbald
. History and origins
The Peterbald is a native of Russia, and more precisely in St. Petersburg. He was baptized in this way by Peter the Great, Tsar founding of St. Petersburg.
Olga S. Mironova lets the union of a Donskoy man with an Oriental woman in St. Petersburg, a marriage that gives birth to the first Peterbald in 1994. The idea was to design a cat with the beauty of the Oriental skin and the Donskoy peach. It is a successful bet for the breeder: The very short fur of the Peterbald places a great emphasis on the morphology of the Oriental cat.
Ultimately, only marriages between Orientals and Siamese were authorized. The first standard was written in 1996.
. Character and competencies
Peterbald’s attitude is very explosive because he is very dynamic or even overactive, and very pot-de-colle. For those looking for an independent discreet cat company, go your way! It is a perfect combination between Donskoy and Oriental.
But if you are looking for a real body, a cat with a strong and talkative character, you should fall in love with this atypical breed.
. Physical characteristics
● Average life expectancy: 15 to 20 years
● Midsized: 30 cm at the withers
● Average weight: 3 at 5 kilos.
The Peterbald is an elegant cat of medium size. It is strong because of its musculature developing and streamlining at the same time. The head has a triangular shape, seen from the front, extending to its large and broad ears. The eyes are in the shape of a large almond and set at an angle. The coat is very short and is distinctive to be soft like peach skin.
Accepted types of Peterbalds are the nudes whose skin is elastic, the velvet whose skin is covered with a down type and finally the brushes whose hair is short, curved and hard.
. Health and care
Strong cat that does not require special maintenance. However, a weekly bath is essential as some people sweat a lot. It is not prone to disease.