of Persian cats – Russia. These are large long-haired animals, quite massive and well adapted for a frigid climate.
Long time breed nobody was engaged in
, but to couple of young cats (Moussa and Tim) has the luck to move to Germany. They were bought by manufacturers who gave breed the name "Siberian". But till 50th years of the XX century Persian cats remained little-known.
the Standard of cat breed the Siberian was accepted in the nineties the XX centuries.
Now breed is recognized by all organizations of fans of cats, except CFA.