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The placid, pleasant personality of the Russian Blue

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Russian Blue cats are truly one of the most stylish and well designed cats. Their double dense silver-blue fur tipped in silver, emerald almond-shaped eyes and lavender paw pads make them a truly unique and beautiful feline. But what about their temperament?

Russian Blues are as cautious as they are curious. When you bring a Russian Blue be it cat or kitten into your home; he/she will very likely run towards the safety of some furniture and study the activities around going on. Build a bond immediately by simply dangling a wand toy to perk his/her intrigue. Russian Blues love to play and love of fun should overcome this inbuilt carefulness in their new environment.

Russian Blues are also very intelligent and affectionate. When you make a Russian Blue cat a part of your family, he/she will get quite attached to the family members in a short amount of time; needing affection and attention on a regular basis.

The Russian Blue cat does not show much outgoingness to other people; in fact they usually fear strangers and stay out of sight until they leave. Sometimes curiosity gets the best of them and a few lucky, select guests may get a chance to stroke their incredibly mink-soft coats. Russian Blues have great memories and will remember the kind guest next time they visit...

Russian Blue cats are docile creatures. They are loving, calm, and sweet-tempered. They make good mothers and fathers to kittens. They will thrill you with their comical antics. They are very bright and will soon find a way to open up the cat food cupboards. The Russian Blue cat's personality is very modest, quiet, and sweet. If you are feeling down, be prepared to get a gentle pat on your face from your Russian Blue in his/her attempt to make you happy once again.

These felines cannot handle a change in routine well, so keep changes to the smallest amount possible. They are extremely sensitive and can be discouraged without difficulty from an adverse behavior problem with just a simple 'no'. They are autonomous cats and can spend time alone without getting unhappy and restless. They learn to amuse themselves and are typically active. Russian Blue cats do not easily forgive and forget; so be extremely kind to this sensitive kitty.

The Russian Blue will follow you around from room to room; he/she likes to know where you are. Russian Blues are often shoulder drapers too, hitching a ride on their owner’s shoulders. Russian Blue cats are quite instinctive and they seem to be aware of the fact that a young child does not mean to hurt them. When they are handled roughly by children, they generally run and hide rather than striking back. Even so, you should teach children to respect all cats. Russian Blue cats get along well with dogs and other cats in the household.

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