They have few health problems because they have no real genetic issues and are not prone to any illnesses. Eventually we mated rose back to her sire myemgay yuri who had already established quite a reputation for himself as best shorthair stud cat for two successive years.
Russian whites and russian blacks were created from crosses with domestic white cats which were allegedly imported from russia.
Russian white cat. The first russian white was a beautiful cat with all charming characteristics and appearances of the russian blue. The black and tabby russians came from the original mating which created the russian white. The russian white russian black and russian tabby are breeds of cat created in 1971 derived from crossing the russian blue.
Here i list some of my favorite white cat breeds with pictures that look amazing and can serve as an ideal pet. Cfa recognizes only russian blue s while the acfa recognizes them as russian. Russian white cat facts and interesting information.
The first line was developed by frances mcleod arctic in the united kingdom during the 1960s and the second line produced by dick and mavis jones myemgay in australia in the 1970s. White rose grew to be a beautiful white queen long svelte elegant with all the appearances and the charming characteristics of the russian blues. To our knowledge the white cat from russia or siberia is the only cat suitable to cross with a russian blue.
Our two first generation white russian kittens were registered. In australia the russian. Instead they recognize them as russian blue in different colors.
Allergies while not mentioned in lists of hypoallergenic cat breeds russian cats have thick coats that are believed to keep the allergens closer to their skin and create less airborne particles. Has short thick white fur pointed ears and a long tail. For example the gccf and the acf don t recognize the russian black white and tabby cats as a separate breed.
There are some tricks in how to recognize the breed. The first generations of russian white were registered in 1971. It is appropriate to consider their origins first.
Temperament the russians are gentle and affectionate cats that will never get bored entertaining you and your family. Life expectancy the russian white has a life expectancy of around 10 20 years. Although cats have various colors like black brown gray or even orange but i love the white cat the most.
This breed will bond well to family members and will likely remain indifferent toward strangers. The russian white is affectionate and gentle as well as loving and loyal. The russian white black and tabby cats derived from the russian blue so they basically have the same physical characteristics with the only difference in the coat colour.