What type of coat does an Chartreux have ?
The Chartreux has a medium short coat with a dense undercoat
with a protective topcoat.
History of the Chartreux ?
The Chartreux is believed to get its name from either being
associated with the Carthusian monks living in the
Chartreuse Mountains in France, North of the city Grenoble
or, named after the liquor made by the Carthusian's,
Chartreuse liqueur. However, in 1972 the Prior at the
monastery at that time was believed to deny the connection
with the cat and the monks as their were no records in the
archives to say otherwise. As the cat's name is Chartreux
that mean Carthusian, the connection was made.
A different possibility is that the name came from a Spanish
wool made at a similar time in the 18th century.
After the Second World War, measures were taken to prevent
the loss of the breed by cross breading the Chartreux with
Persians, British Shorthairs and British Blues.
It is also said that Chartreux from the USA were brought
over to France to help prevent the breed from dieing out in
its breeding country.
Food the Chartreux eats ?
All the Chartreux needs a good healthy diet in order to stay
healthy along with plenty of exercise.
Is the Chartreux an indoor or outdoor cat ?
The Chartreux needs plenty of exercise so being at outdoor
cat will suit them well.
Does the Chartreux have health problem ?
The breed is overall healthy if well looked after with a
healthy diet and plenty of exercise however luxating patella
can become a problem.
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characteristics of the Chartreux
- Food the Chartreux eats ?
- Is the Chartreux
an indoor cat ?
- Is the Chartreux an
outdoor cat ?
- Does the Chartreux have health problem