The Persian cat is probably the most popular of all the cat breeds. The Persians are common in the whole world as pets, and are participants in the cat shows.
History of the Persian cat In the 17th century, an Italian explorer fascinated by the hair of this cat, brought to Italy some . In 1880, France and England began to exported where it was crossed by a cat proceeding from Turkey, the angora, of whose crossing derives the actual Persian cat. The Queen Victory of England was a fan of the Persian blue ones and this led her to organizing, in 1871, the first feline important contest in the Crystal Place of London. The one that is considered to be the predecessor of the Persian modern ones, Harrison Weir that presents his cats in this contest in which there were issued the first feline pedigríes of the history.