The Himalayan cat (also known as “Himmy”) is a breed of cat with a pair of vivid blue eyes and point coloration on its long hair or fur. It is originally derived from cross-breeding a Persian cat and Siamese cat. Persian cats are longhaired and bred with Siamese cats for their markings thus resulting in color point long hair cats. It is also known as the colourpoint Persian cat in Europe.
Himalayan cats are a loyal and pleasant companion. Grown-up Himalayan cats are sometimes referred as Himalayan kittens because of their sweet and gentle nature. They are people oriented and prefer to spend most of their time with their owners. They do well with family members as well as other pets and they are inclined to life indoors. Continue reading “Himalayan Cats”