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Country of Origin France
Date of Origin Pre 18th Century
Weight 3 - 7.5 Kgs (7 - 17 lbs)

Main Characteristics

Chartreux are medium to large cats with a solid, muscular build. Their dense, glossy coat is blue in colour.


Chartreux are calmly attentive cats.


If you are considering a Chartreux as a pet, consider the following points:
They require moderate grooming
They are self contained
They are sedate
They are usually quiet

Interesting Facts

Chartreux have an intriguing naming system. Each year is designated by a letter (omitting K, Q, W, X, Y and Z) and cats' names begin with the letter determined by their year of birth, eg. a cat born in 2002 would have an official name beginning with the letter T.

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