The Perserkatze is probably those the most well-known under all race cats. It has a long and soft very maintain-intensive skin. Already around 1620 there were the first recordings over this race, but the actual origin is unclear.

The Perserkatze developed for Persian long hair cats from crossings between Angora and. The first cats of the race had only at the belly and at the tail a longer skin. Therefore was the first Perser many more simply and easier to maintain.