Cat Breed Guide: Russian Blue
Posted on December 14, 2015 under Cat Topics
By Dr. Fiona, a veterinarian and writer for Pets Best, a dog insurance and cat insurance agency.
About the Russian Blue
Points of conformation: Medium sized lithe body with long features. Long straight nose with a flat profile. Wide-set somewhat hairless ears with rounded tips. Small compact round feet and long slender tail.
Coat: Very dense short plush double hair coat with silky texture and glossy finish
Color: Distinctive blue with grey tipping on hairs.
Grooming needs: Low shedding and low grooming need.
Behavior Traits: Athletic and playful.
Is a Russian Blue cat right for You?
The Russian Blue is known to have a ‘smiling’ demeanor and they are docile in nature. They get along well with other pets and children. Some have been known to be shy and aloof with strangers. They are intelligent and love to jump and climb.
Common Illnesses, Medical Conditions and Accidents for the Russian Blue Cat
According to the number of cat insurance claims Pets Best receives
|Medical Issue||Average Claim Amount||Expensive Claim|
|Inflammatory Bowel Disease||$1,572||$3,590|
|Urinary Tract Infection||$187||$454|
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