Choosing a tiny Silver Chinchilla Persian cat or kitten
Persian cats are the most popular cat breeds in the world! They are considered regal, sophisticated, relaxed personalities, yet playful, alert and sweet. Best of all these Persian cats have gorgeous, long, silky free flowing coats of luxurious fur.
They are one of the most striking cat breeds of all time.
The Persian cat breed expresses themselves in many colors and patterns with their coats. The most highly sought after is the Silver Chinchilla Persian. The lighter Chinchillas are often mistaken for a white Persian, as they sometimes look completely pure white.
However, their eyes, mouth and nose are all outlined in black as if they have makeup on, instead of pink.
The CFA Silver Division Persians have several distinct characteristics that are all within the registry standard defined for all Silvers and the Silver Chinchilla Persians.
> Silver Chinchilla Persians have green, emerald, turquoise, or blue-green eyes
> Eye rims, nose and lips of these cats are outlined in either black or blue, according to the coat color
> Chinchilla Persians all have a lighter undercoat color, and the ends of the fur are tipped in either black or blue, or not all
> Chinchillas typically have a doll face look, then the traditional flat ("Peek-faced") profile you see in other Persian cats. You may even Silver Chinchillas have a fairly flat; as in genetics they do continually appear
More about the Silver and Chinchilla Persian Cat
No matter the color pattern or the intensity of the tipping, the Persians in the CFA Silver Persian Division, show characteristics of silver or black tipping on the coat to almost no tipping at all !
This varies with each Persian cat as the silver tipping gives the Silver and Silver Chinchilla Persians a shimmering look to their coats that gives them the appearance of royalty, elegance, and uniqueness, yet each individual is uniquely themselves
This is one of the reasons the Silver Persians are so popular and highly sought after - their exquisite coats and stunning beauty
attracts cat fanciers' worldwide !
The Cat Fanciers' Association (CFA) defines the Persian cat breed standards Silver and Silver Chinchilla Persians as,
the Silver and Golden Division - yet there are many unique colors then what we have been discussing,
such as, Golden Persians, Shaded Golden Persians, Blue – Golden Persians are very rare
Reputable breeders will even have a black smoke within the Silver Persian line
Very rare, however, may occur - the Silver-Golden Persian division the Persians is smaller then other Persians,
where as the Solid or Himalayan Divisions these Persians are much larger then the Silver-Chinchilla Persians
Breeders have found Chinchilla are the smallest Persians produced within the Silver-Golden Division
Here at Tiny Persians we have produced 3 pound 2 ounce Chinchilla Persian cats
Documented with Federal Licensed Vets that are amazed with their size,
yet Tiny Persians Cattery Persians being so healthy and well taken care of
In 2016 our Vet stated; "our Persians are the healthiest cattery cats she has ever seen"
This is quite an impressive acknowledgement
TinyPersians Cattery also tested negative for Ringworm as many Catteries are experiencing this dreaded problem
Understanding the Silver and the Chinchilla Silver Persian breed standards, one can find the CFA Persian cat breed standards at the Cat Fanciers' Association website - verifying the TinyPersian cattery stays true to the Persian cat breeding requirements
We highly recommend you obtain the most up-to-date standards for all cat breeds with this Feline Cat Registry Agency
Visit CFA Persian Cat standard definitions, at the Cat's Fanciers of American
. Undercoat is pure white
. Appearance of sparkling silver accents
. Fur on the back, flanks, head and tail are tipped in black or silver
. The legs may also have some slight tipping
. The ear tufts, chin, chest and tummy should be pure white
. The nose is brick red outlined in black
. Paw pads black
. Eye rims, nose and lips are outlined in black
Exquisite snow white Chinchilla Persians
Silver Persian Kittens and Cats
CFA Silver Persian Division cats are described as shades and patterns - these patterns are Shaded and Chinchilla
> Chinchilla silver Persian kittens are beautiful silky coats that appear to sparkle due to a dominant gene inhibiting the production of color at the base of the hair shaft leaving a faint silver color at the tip, a silver accent or silver tipping occurs
Chinchilla Silvers are often born dark, however, lighten as they mature - upon reaching full maturity, chinchilla silvers can have these beautiful silver accents or tipping, or appear to be completely white
Chinchilla Silver Persian kittens may have emerald green. blue green, turquoise eyes that are large and round to teardrop shaped
their eyes with a black liner that also outlines the nose and mouth -
A white Silver Chinchilla has grown in popularity since the Fancy Feast commercials where the star is a Chinchilla Silver Persian
> Shaded Silver Persian kittens are not much different than chinchilla Silver Persian kittens having the same light hair base,
however, with more of the shaft containing color tipping of silvers, black or silver and black
The shaded silver appears darker due to these accents, but the undercoat is snow white or white
Shaded silver Persian cats and kittens typically have green eyes and the same black outliner on the eyes, nose and the mouth as the
Silver Chinchilla described about and a lovely sheen of silver across their back and sometimes face and crown
Chinchilla Persians pattern can come in many colors other then white and silver, such as, apricot, cream and gold, shades of gold
Nevertheless, Persians of all patterns (colors) are groomed daily with a metal comb a sterile face wash, specifically formulated shampoos and rinses for the Persian cat . . . giving them a luxurious, silky free flowing coat !
Here at Tiny Persians we additionally feed top quality Vet formulated canned and dry cat food specifically made for the Persian cat's needs
Our Silver Persians are popular due to the extreme petite kittens we produce and their ultra sweet personalities testified by "our customers"
calling back wanting another darling, tiny Persian kitten choosing from several of coat colors and patterns the CFA Silver Persian Division produces, such as; many dark shades to the highly sought after Silver Chinchilla that possesses a snow white undercoat
Reserve a tiny - petite Persian kitten today!
Silver and Silver Chinchilla Persian Cats Facts