Russian Blue Cats

Do Russian Blue Cats Meow a Lot?

By Jack Bodeley on Jan 4, 2024 Reviewed by Mick Ford

Do Russian Blue cats meow a lot?

Do Russian Blue Cats Meow a Lot

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Do Russian Blue cats like to cuddle or be held?

Yes. Russian Blue cats need close human contact.

They are docile in nature and they form a strong bond their with their human family. But do not be fooled, by their docile nature, Russians are athletic cats that love to jump and climb and can be rather playful.

Even they have a cautious nature and can be aloof with strangers, Russians are very affectionate cats. They have abundance of quiet affection to give to their owners, despite being reserved with strangers.

In terms of size, the Russian Blue is a medium to large-sized cat with a long, lithe body. The European type is larger and stockier than the American type.

Do Russian Blue cats like other cats, do they get along with dogs? Children?

Perhaps due in part to their docile nature, Russian Blue cats get along well with other cats, dogs pets and children. Some individuals can be quite shy at first but this shouldn’t be a major problem once the cat gets used to their human family.

They make friendly but self-sufficient, graceful family pets that do not demand much attention.

Do Russian Blue cats have stripes or stripped tails?

Mature Russian Blue cats don’t have stripes or any tabby patterns.

They are known for a distinctive thick, plush blue coat. Unsurprisingly, this beautiful plush blue coat, and their gracefulness, have made Russians rather popular in recent years.But the CFA lists them as an uncommon breed.

Their gracefulness is sometimes likened to ballerinas, as they appear to be walking on ‘points’ when they move.

Russian Blue cats have long, tapering tails. Kittens sometimes have a faint tabby pattern but this usually fades with time leaving the distinctive Russian Blue coat with a rich pile and a silvery sheen.

Coat color and texture does not resemble that of mature cats until about 2 years of age.

Can Russian blue cats have yellow or blue eyes?

All Russian Blue kittens start out with a yellow eye color. Mature cats have a oval wide-set vivid green eyes. Same as the coat, the eye color does not usually reach its zenith until at least 2 years of age.

Blue eyes are not allowed.

Can Russian blue cats have white markings?

Now white is allowed on the coat of Russian Blue cats. Kitten sometimes have a faint tabby marking pattern but this usually fades with time.

The leather of their long, straight, noses is grey and the pads are lavender to mauve.