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