What is a rug hugger kitten?

What is a rug hugger kitten?

What is a rug hugger kitten?

A Rug-Hugger is a designer cat in which two selective breeds have made one “Eternal Kitten”! This captivating breed is a cross between a Persian and a Munchkin cat, so it has the darling short legs of a Munchkin and the striking beauty of a Persian.

How much is a Persian kitten worth?

In America, prices for Persian kittens range from $1300-$5000 depending on fur colour, but the white Persian cat is more coveted than any other color.

Do Munchkin cats have health problems?

Munchkin cats are known to be at a higher risk (than other feline breeds) for severe osteoarthritis because the shorter limbs affect their activity levels and behavior. Diagnosis of osteoarthritis and the assessment of its severity for a cat may require radiography.

What is a standard Munchkin cat?

Background. Munchkin cats were founded on a naturally occurring mutation segregating into long-legged and short-legged types. Short-legged cats showed disproportionate dwarfism (chondrodysplasia) in which all four legs are short and are referred as standard Munchkin cats.

Is there such a thing as a Persian rughugger?

We produce Rughuggers in both the long Persian hair and the Exotic, short plush hair. When you see a short hair Rughugger below, yes, one of the parent’s is the ever lovable Exotic Shorthair Persians. Examples at the bottom of the page:)

How big do 10th generation rughugger kittens get?

There are very few people working with 10th generation Rughuggers, that means that for 10 generations (approximately 12 years) we have specifically taken our Rughuggers back into the Persian breed, creating the absolute ‘eternal kitten’. All kittens grow up, Teacup and Toy size Persians will mature at about half the size of a standard size Persian.

What’s the difference between a comedian Kitten and a Persian Kitten?

The darling Rug Hugger Persian cat has rightfully earned its iconic title “The Eternal Kitten” since its legs never grow over 3″ tall, whereas the precious Persian-Fold has been deemed “The Comedian Cat” due to its floppy-eared and hoot owl-eyed appearance.

What’s the difference between a Munchkin and a Persian Kitten?

When someone is advertising a “Munchkin” kitten, they simply have no Persian in their bloodline. Persian’s brought in the rounder, smoother face and rounded eyes and ears.