The Persian Nose Job (cat!)

Flat-faced Persian versus standard cat muzzle

The Persian nose job is a ‘feline rhinoplasty’. Any wiser?! Yes, it is the enlarging of the nostrils to allow the flat-faced Persian to breath properly. It is ironic that the Persian cat breeders are working against health while some veterinary surgeons are correcting unnatural anatomical features surgically. It is breeders versus vets! Strange …

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Noisy breathing and breathing difficulties in cats with relatively broad, short skulls

Nose position ratio

This is a short discussion on the connection between noisy breathing and difficulties in breathing due to the skull shape of domestic cats. This has been discussed quite a lot on the Internet, normally in reference to Persian and Exotic Shorthair cats, because it is these cats which have been selectively bred to have …

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