When looking for Persian Cat breeders in Maryland, it is important to find an ethical, registered cattery who specializes in the breed and understands their personality traits and how best to care for them. We highly recommend finding a breeder in your area. A local Persian Cat breeder will ask questions about your household makeup, location and other key questions to help find you the right fit. You'll get to ask them questions, too - see our FAQs at the bottom of this page for what to ask.
Here at Cat Kingpin, we have done the research for you so you can find the most reputable Persian Cat catteries in Maryland and start the journey towards getting your new kitten. Below is our complete list of Persian Cat breeders in Maryland with kittens for sale, first as a summary then with additional details:
Has this breeder been Cat Kingpin Certified? No See our Certified Breeder Agreement
Purfect Gift is a small cattery in Central Maryland, active since 1998. Our name is inspired by the generosity of an accomplished breeder, Susan Daniels, of Byhishands Cattery who unselfishly shared her knowledge and expertise and her beautiful cats to give us a start.
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Catteries are typically family-run, and sometimes there just aren't enough options near you. If our listed options for Persian Cats in Maryland weren't enough, consider try considering another breed, a nearby state for this Persian Cats, or asking our Facebook group!
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 in Maryland?
As a sought-after breed, Persian Cats for sale in Maryland 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.
Do Persian cats have any health problems?
Persian cats may be prone to certain health issues due to their flat face and long coat. One of the most common concerns is breathing problems, which can occur when the nostrils are too small or the airways are too narrow. Persian cats may also be more susceptible to eye problems, such as tear duct blockages and eye infections. Additionally, their long coat may be prone to matting and skin irritation, which can lead to skin infections. It’s important to work with a reputable breeder and provide your Persian cat with regular veterinary check-ups, a balanced diet, and proper grooming to help promote good health.
What should I ask to choose the right Persian Cat breeder?
While there are many people in Maryland who claim to be ethical Persian Cat breeders, not all hold a standard that you can feel great about. Asking some relevant questions about their philosophy will ensure you avoid Persian Cat 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 Persian Cats 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 Maryland Persian Cat breed club? You can ask for references from the club.
Why does it matter if I buy from a registered Persian Cat breeder?
When you buy from a registered Persian Cat breeder (with either their local Persian Cat club, governing body, or TICA/CFA), 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 Cat’s genealogy, the right kitten for you, common health problems with Persian Cats 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.