We believe that when choosing the perfect Persian, the best breeder is always the local one. Buying local means you can meet them in person to see how they're raising their kittens, plus avoid potentially traumatizing shipping of the kitten. But finding a quality Persian cat near you can be a difficult task. So we've compiled all of the information you need to know about Persian breeders with kittens for sale, including website URL, contact information, Facebook page, memberships to associations, and more, broken down by location. This will help you choose the right Persian when the time is right.
USA Persian Breeders
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Canada Persian Breeders
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Australia Persian Breeders
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What are Persian cats like?
Persian cats are known for their luxurious, long, and silky coats. These cats have a calm and gentle temperament, making them great pets for families with children. Persian cats are affectionate and enjoy human companionship but also appreciate alone time. They are adaptable to other pets and prefer a calm environment.
Weighing between 7-12 pounds and up to 11 inches in height, Persian cats have a round, sturdy build. Their fur can come in a variety of colors, including black, white, cream, and blue, among others. Registered Persian breeders will have kittens for sale with different coat patterns and colors. It’s important to note that Persian cats require regular grooming to maintain their coat’s health and beauty.
FAQs when considering Persian cats
How much do Persian cats cost?
As a sought-after breed, Persian kittens for sale cost between $500 and $5,000. A cat’s price is based on its pedigree, coat quality, age, health and vaccination history. If an Persian cat’s parents are show-winning, they can be even more expensive.
What should I ask to choose the right Persian breeder?
While there are many people who claim to be ethical Persian breeders, not all hold a standard that you can feel great about. Asking some relevant questions about their philosophy will ensure you avoid Persian breeders that do this only for financial gain, not having the interests of the cats or you in mind. Make sure you ask about:
- Health history of the parents and vaccinations. They should have their first vaccinations by the time they're adopted.
- Whether they've bred their Persians with other breeds (they should disclose this and it would make it not a purebred lien.
- Have the socialized the kitten among other kittens?
- Do they belong to a Persian breed club? You can ask for references from the club.
Why does it matter if I buy from a registered Persian breeder?
When you buy from a registered Persian breeder (with either their local club, governing body, or TICA), that ensures that a standard of care and expertise is enforced. You can ask them about a wide range of topics such as the Persian’s genealogy, the right kitten for you, common health problems with Persians to look out for. We offer additional registration through our Cat Kingpin Certified program as well, although it's not a replacement for other registrations.