Persian cats will generally eat any type of higher quality commercial cat foods; they usually do not respond well to cat treats. Persian cat diets can also be supplemented with pumpkin, goat milk and vitamin supplements.Continue Reading
As with humans and dogs, there are some things that are not safe for any breed of cat to eat. These foods while seemingly harmless to humans or even dogs, can be detrimental to the health of a cat. The foods that are dangerous for cats can even cause serious injuries and can lead to death. Cats should never be given alcohol, fed onions, offered a diet completely made up of fish, given food with small bones or provided with sugary foods.
When a cat is exposed to alcoholic beverages, they can become intoxicated and can eventually go into a coma. They do not have a fast enough metabolism to handle the alcohol that enters their blood. Onions can cause anemia in cats because of the sulfides that are present in the onion. While fish are generally good food for cats, the diet should not be made up entirely of it because of the deficiencies it causes. Cats can choke on small bones and their stomachs can become perforated. Sugary foods will lead to dental problems and obesity in cats.Learn more about Pets
Persian cats and kittens often can be adopted from municipal shelters or all-breed cat rescues. They can also be adopted from specialty Persian cat rescue organizations, although these may not be available in all areas.Full Answer >
Michigan Cat Rescue is an IRS-qualified charitable organization in the state of Michigan that rescues abandoned, abused and neglected cats, as well as cats awaiting euthanasia at high-kill shelters. Michigan Cat Rescue provides veterinary care for these cats and finds them placement in loving homes.Full Answer >
White is a common color among Persian cats and the most popular. White Persians with deep golden eyes are the most common and blue eyes occur less often. Due to genetic influence, some white kittens with blue eyes are deaf, while others have one gold and one blue eye.Full Answer >
To find a suitable home or shelter to relinquish an unwanted or untenable pet, contact the local animal control or the local branch of the Humane Society or the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. They will provide resources and localized advice to aid through relinquishment.Full Answer >