Category: Chartreux Cat

Chartreux cat

28 facts about the Chartreux cat

Here are 28 succinct facts about the Chartreux cat in bullet fashion to make the reading of this post more convenient. The breed is relatively rare and hails from France. The Chartreux cat is...

History of the Chartreux cat: 5 theories!

History of the Chartreux cat: 5 theories

This very nice French cat breed’s origins and history are confusing. The connection with the Carthusian monks appears to have been fabricated to add mystique to the breed. It was probably created by selectively breeding random bred cats and that is certainly the case after WWII.

Are Cat Breeds Less Healthy than Random-bred Cats?

Are Cat Breeds Less Healthy than Random-bred Cats?

I don’t think you can generalize and say that cat breeds are less healthy than the rest of the cats. There is, though, a feeling that inbreeding, a part of creating cat breeds, leads...

Chartreux Cat

Chartreux Cat

Chartreux Cat – Photo of Spenser ┬ęcopyright Helmi Flick please respect copyright Click here to see visitors’ submissions Quick Guide to this breed Introduction The Chartreux was the chosen cat companion of Charles de...

Probably not a Chartreux…

Probably not a Chartreux…

by Sarah Wilde (Portland, OR, USA) Portrait of Widget My little Widget was the spawn of a feral cat that a neighbor was caring for, and almost certainly has no “breeding” whatsoever, but I...

NYC lover of Chartreux

NYC lover of Chartreux

by Kevin (NYC) We went to a no kill shelter without a plan but to consider adoption. The shelter had so many varieties but only one stood out. Her given name, “Molecule” said to...

Is My Cat a Chartreux?

Is My Cat a Chartreux?

by Anonymous (London) Midnight Hello there, I wonder if you can help me as my friend bought me this cat (see photo up loaded) and it looks like a Chartreux Cat could you please...


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