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La Perms


Country of Origin: America

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The first LaPerm cats were curly-furred barn cats in Oregon US in 1982. The cats roamed free around the area of the farm and interbred with other cats from the neighborhood. Over the next ten years, the farm's owner noticed that in successive litters of kittens, there were frequently curly-furred cats. The farm owner selectively bred the curly-furred cats and brought them to cat shows. The cats were popular among attendees and soon there was a great deal of interest in creating a new curly-furred breed. The farm owner chose the name "La Perm" to describe the cats distinctive fur

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The La Perm cat's curly or wavy coat is its most remarkable and identifiable feature. Unlike other Rex breeds, the La Perm's coat may be medium to long, creating a very beautiful cat, soft to the touch, with a coat that floats with a breath of air.

Colour La Perms are breed in all different coat colours
Coat Length Medium
Age Expectancy 13 -15 years
Weight/Height Range La Perms normally weigh between 4 - 7kgs.

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La Perm cats are lauded for their lovable personality. They love human contact, and are ideal "lap cats." They are inquisitive and active, and very intelligent, but will drop whatever they are doing to sit on your lap when invited. The La Perm is a truly captivating cat, delighting everyone who sees one.

Energy High
Noise Medium
Child Suitability High
Compatibility with Cats High
Other Animal Compatibility High

Feeding & Grooming

Feeding The La Perm is not a particularly active cat and will require approximately 70 Kcals of food per kg of bodyweight per day to maintain condition.
Upkeep La Perms does not require much grooming although they do appreciate the attention that comes with it.
Shedding Moderate
Avg. 4.2 / Ratings: 12

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