The Russian Blue cat's personality is seldom aggressive or antagonistic. You can trust the Russian Blue cat completely and it will hardly ever let you down. True, there are always rare exceptions, the personality of every cat may be at variance, but essentially Russian Blues are kind, thoughtful, loving, and warm. True, they won't rush out to greet visitors. The Russian Blue cat becomes yours and very much yours and makes a fantastic companion.
These cats have a distinctive plush double coat that is both fine and dense. This fur is as silky as the fur of a mink or a seal. The coat is so exceptionally soft that it tends to hold an imprint of your fingers when you run them through I’ which is hard not to do. The Russian Blue cats have beautiful blue-grey fur with silver-tipped guard hair that puts out a silver sheen. They have bright emerald-green eyes and gorgeous lavender-pink nose leather. Their jewel-like green eyes are extremely expressive. They have a unique almond shape and it is one of the first things you’ll observe when gazing upon their beauty. Its paw pads are also that gorgeous lavender-pink in color. This breed has prominent whisker pads that make them look like they are smiling at you. A Russian Blue cat has large ears and a finely honed lean body that is nimble, slender, and elegant. The Russian Blue is a healthy cat that is very easy to look after. They have long legs and small paws compared to other cat breeds.
The Russian Blue cats shed very little when they are given a well-balanced diet. Combing their coats with cheese cloth bring out a remarkable sheen. They do however, shed a little in spring and fall, when they change their seasonal coats. Even though, they seem silvery gray, they are called 'blue' as the coat sparkles with a blue or silver-blue quality.
The Russian Blue cat originated in the northernmost regions of Russia and Scandinavia. There are various names for this breed such as the Foreign Blue, Spanish Blue, Maltese, and Archangel Cat.
Russian Blues are medium in size, around 10 inches in height, and weigh about 12 pounds. This popular breed is gaining more admirers on a daily basis. Word of their precious behavior along with their good looks spreads fast.