Persian cat

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Persian cat

the traditional longhaired cat with a broad head, short nose and cobby body, medium to large size, with short legs. A variety of colors are seen in the coat and eyes. Also known as Angora, although originally that was a type with finer, satiny coat, or simply as longhair.
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During the intervening year Bahman Ghobadi has been busy promoting his film Persian Cats, the "first Iranian film about music and rock 'n' roll", which was shot in only 18 days.
The first Midlands screening of Persian Cats will not be until April 11-13 at the Stratford Picture House (and Leicester Phoenix, April 12-19) even though it's opening elsewhere on Friday, March 26.
Many Echo readers have come forward to tell us about their friends, family and pets with distinctive eyes after we featured an appeal from the owners of a pure white Persian cat called Pearl with odd-coloured irises.
Persian cats can suffer from autosomal recessive progressive retinal atrophy (PRA), a disease similar to LCA.
The petite pair of purebred Persian cats ended up in Eugene resident Georgene Hoester's care last month, days after police officers rescued them from a tree branch near the edge of the Willamette River in Springfield.
They also seized six Persian cats, three poisonous tarantula spiders and 11 birds eggs from the man and his two accomplices, the report said.
One of the Persian cats was dead and six others were hanging on to life by a thread, huddled together in the cold.
HOMES are needed after 22 Persian cats had to be rescued when their owner suffered a nervous breakdown.
Ashkan Kooshanejad, 24, and his girlfriend Negar Shaghaghi, 23, were chosen for leading roles in acclaimed director Bahman Ghobadi's film "No One Knows about Persian Cats," about Tehran's illegal underground music scene.
The Cannes Film Festival has heaped praise on No One Knows About Persian Cats, a feature film co-scripted by American-Iranian journalist Roxana Saberi, recently released from prison in Iran on charges of spying, and her partner, the film's director, Bahman Ghobadi.
He was handed in to Bath Cats and Dogs Home in Somerset by his owners, who had failed to carry out the daily grooming Persian cats need.
It had been thought that Turkish Angoras had been wiped out through breeding with Persian cats.