Infographic on flat-faced Persian health as per Dr Fogle DVM

This information on the health issues suffered by the flat-faced Persian because of poor and extreme breeding (as per breed standard) comes from Dr Bruce Fogle’s book Complete Cat Care which I have presented in an infographic for ease of reading. In addition to the items listed, the flat-faced Persian suffers from a high incidence of polycystic kidney disease (PKD) at 36% and 49.2% depending on location.

Flat face Persian health
Flat face Persian health. Infographic by MikeB.
Two useful tags. Click either to see the articles:- Toxic to cats | Dangers to cats

Below are some more articles on the flat-faced Persian (contemporary Persian). Dr Fogle says this in reference to the contemporary Persian cat:

“Having turned a masterpiece of form and function into such a disaster, we’re now intentionally creating other breeds with anatomical mistakes.”

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