PURINA: Your Pet, Our Passion


One of the most beloved cat breeds, the Himalayan craves affection and loves to be petted. The Himmy is a devoted, loyal companion that is good with children and other pets. This poised, sweet feline is calm and self-assured. She is also active and playful well into her senior years. A healthy, long-lived breed, the Himalayan’s body is various shades of white to fawn with point colours on her facial mask and extremities.
Living Considerations
  • Good for multi-pet households
  • Not hypoallergenic
Did you know?
In 1950, an American cat breeder, Marguerita Goforth, began developing the Himalayan by crossing a Siamese and Persian. The Himalayan features the colour and pattern of a Siamese and the short, heavy-boned body and coat of the Persian, thus is referred to as a pointed pattern Persian.
  • Size Medium to large, with males weighing 4 to 6.5 kilograms and females weighing 3 to 5 kilograms
  • Coat Long
  • Temperament Playful, active, social
  • Grooming Daily
  • Shedding Heavy
  • Vocalisation Moderate