Himalayan cat and Himalayan kittens
A Himalayan cat is also known as the Himmy and the Colour-point Persian. It is one of the most popular breeds in Persian cat.
They have colours like chocolate, seal, lilac, blue, red, blue-cream, chocolate-tortie, cream tortie, chocolate lynx, lilac lynx, lilac-cream, blue-cream lynx, seal lynx, blue lynx, red lynx, cream lynx, tortie lynx, chocolate-tortie lynx and lilac-cream lynx.
They developed by breeding Persians to Siamese for combining the Persian type with Siamese point colouring.
They approved as accepted colour variations of Persians, after many years of a cross-breeding. It has a bright blue eyes which is brilliant and small perky ears.
They have deep vivid blue eyes other than blue are a disqualification. It is a medium to a large-sized cats with a stout, cobby body set on short, heavily-boned legs.
Himalayan cat breed
They are the most beautiful breeds in the world and it requires some amount of care that is singular to this particular feline.
They are not born with their full colour-points, their colour is changing day by day. This is the reason that adults are darker than kittens.
Keep it inside the door because they safe from transmission of disease and parasites as well as the dangers of urban life.
They can easily live 15 years and some of them 2 years. A well-bred Persian is a healthy cats and they not prone to illness and respiratory infections compare to other breeds.
The cats which has large eyes it means a certain amount of tearing is normal and they recommend face wash daily.
Himalayan Persian cat
In 1924, they are developed by breeding with Persians to Siamese to combine the Persian type with Siamese colour-point By Swedish geneticist. The first pointed pattern longhair was born In 1935.
In the year 1930, Two Harvard medical employees crossed a black Persian male with a Siamese female. But they were not successful to create a new breed. But they prove that how certain characteristics inherited.
This mating produced a litter black short-haired kittens and then They can breed a black Persian female with a Siamese male but the result came same.
The longhair and colour-point pattern both are govern by recessive genes. Both parents have to possess the genes to expressed the traits in the offspring.
By crossing a first male cat from a second litter female then they produced a Debutante. Debutante have a colour pattern and long-hair like Persian and body type is like Siamese.
This Debutante looked more like today’s Balinese. Harvard employees having learned what they wanted to know about genetics and they ended their experiment.
In the year 1950, Marguerita Goforth who was an American breeder, finally succeeded in creating the long-hair Persian like colour-point.
In 1957, the CFA and the ACFA recognized this breed as a new breed and give the name as a Himalayan cats, after other colour-point animals such as the Himalayan rabbit.
Himalayan cat price
It is one of the top ten breeds in the United States. In Iran, this breed has long fur with distinct markings on its ears, legs, and face.
According to CFA, it is a Persian breed and it has round faces and short thick necks.
It’s cost is depend on geographical location like the age of the cats, the quality, gender and the breeder.
It has cost from $300 to as much as $1,200 for a kitten younger than eight weeks old. CFA certified Himalayan will have a cost between $900 to $1,200.
If their age is one year old then they are available at a price of less than $200. If you buy a not registered cats from backyard breeder than you will get in $300 to $600.
Some breeders may also personally deliver the cat at your home and from the airline, most will ship for $200 to $400. If you buy healthy cats than it will have cost between $600 to $800.
Himalayan cat names
Name of female Himalayan cats is Agatha, Alice, Amber, Athena, Aloha, Barbie, Bridget, Bella, Beyonce, Boots, Biscuit, Brownie, Callie, Cappuccino, Camilla, Chessie, Chloe, Ivy, Jade, Jessica, Jenny, Jewel, KitKat, Kitsi, Koshka, Lady, Lavender, Cleopatra and Cindy.
Popular female cats name is Crystal, Daphne, Delilah, Diva, Dixie, Duchess, Elsa, Elvira, Flora, Frannie, Flossie, Fergie, Gabrielle, Gingee, Gigi, Glenda, Grace, Gretel, Gucci, Isabelle, Lulu, Maggie, Mallory, Matilda, Mehitabel, Mango, Noel, Pansy, Peanut, Butter, Penelope, Phoebe, Buffay, Pumpkin, Rainbow, Ruby, Sheba, Skittles, Snickerdoodles, Snuggles, Sophie, Tangerine, Venus, Zelda and Zoe.
Name of male Himalayan cats is Archie, Asterix, Atlas, Bacardi, Bagheera, Bandit, Barney, Caesar, Chester, Cinnamon, Crookshanks, Dexter, Domino, Dudley, Everest, Einstein, Elvis, Fatboy, Felix, Figaro, Freckles, Fritz, Garfield, Gatsby, Gonzo, Gringo, Hannibal, Hoover, HotDog and Houdini.
Popular name of male cats is Jimbo, Jinx, Jupiter, Latte, Lancelot, LittleBear, Martian, Merlin, Midnight, Moose, Mowgli, Mr Scruffy, Odin, Oliver, Oreo, Otis, Napoleon, Ninja, Noodle, Nugget, Peanut, Pharaoh, Rex, Ripley, Romeo, Rowdy, Sebastian, Simba, Smokey, Solomon, Sylvester, Tabasco, Tao, Tigger, Vanilla, Vodka, Whiskers, Whiskey, Yeti, Zebedee and Zeus.
Siamese Himalayan cat
They are not a pure-bred cats, they are a mix of Siamese and Persian. As a result, it carries the characteristics of both Siamese breed and Himalayan breed.
Some breeders are saying that they are pure breed but it is not true. They are adore by many cat lovers who want long-coated Himalayan cats with Siamese points.
They are docile and very gentle and they are quite active as pets and love to play around.
They have a long and luxuriant coat and it is very difficult for their owner to maintain their coat and it also get matted very easily.
Some cats associations consider the Himalayan is not different from the Persian cat breed. As a result, Siamese Himalayan cat called as Siamese Persian mix breed.