The Chartreux is a medium to large size domestic cat breed that originated from France. This breed is highly affectionate, and have a tendency to follow people from room to room. They tend to stay quiet and do not make any sounds such as meowing or crying. Chartreux are intelligent, mischievous, and like most cats love to climb and participate in acrobatics.
Common Health Conditions
- Renal failure is when the cat’s kidneys begin to lose function, this can happen with age due to trauma, infection or the accidental ingestion of toxins. Kidney disease can be fatal for cats, but early diagnosis and proper care can prolong the cat’s life.
- The Chartreux is prone to obesity if not given a proper diet and weight control measures.
- Food sensitivities are common in cats, drastic dietary changes can result in vomiting or diarrhea, as well as many processed and harsh foods.