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.
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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.”

Tear duct overflow due to a deformed drainage system in a flat-faced Persian who also seems to be suffering from a deformed mouth due to the same reason: extreme breeding

Flat-faced cats take longer to be rehomed than moggies after being dumped over care bills

The RSPCA tell us (via The Times - thanks) that dumped Persian and Exotic Shorthair cats at their rescue centres ...
The more extreme flat-faced cat has an abnormally dome-shaped skull compared to both the Domestic Shorthair plus other severe problems of size and shape causing a severe health issues

Extreme flat-faced Persian cats are like humans suffering from coronal craniosynostosis

Extreme flat-face Persian cats are, according to a research paper carried out in 2017 by German scientists, equivalent to children ...
Kate Beckinsale and Clive her flat-faced Persian one of 2 that she lives with

How many cats does Kate Beckinsale have?

Kate Beckinsale has two cats at the date of this post, both flat-faced Persians. I believe that one is a ...
Picture of a concave-faced Persian cat

Picture of a concave-faced Persian cat

This is a picture of a concave-faced Persian cat. I have juxtaposed the picture against one of a standard, traditional ...

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