The Russian Blue is a fairly common breed and kittens from a reputable breeder typically cost between $400-$600.
Real Russian blues is indeed quite rare and often very expensive. The average reservation fee for one in Europe alone from a decent cattery has been around 1000 euros since 2012. The average cost of Russian Blue kittens in the US is between $400 and $600.
Most breeder Russian Blue kittens end up between $400 and $1,000.
Russian Blues have a fairly soft “meow” and friendly, sociable nature, which makes them excellent pets.
Russian Blues are calm and quiet cats – great to be around with kids and dogs. They also love to snuggle up in a blanket for a Netflix binge.
Female Russian Blue cats are less muscular, although their thick coat can still make them look large! They can be more independent than tomcats. If you are concerned about hormonal behaviors such as urine splashing or migration, it is always recommended to have your kitten spayed/neutered at the age recommended by your vet.
If you don’t have breeding papers handy, it’s hard to prove that a gray cat snuggled on your lap is a true Russian blue cat or a domestic shorthair cat. Almost all Russian blues share some common traits: a short, thick coat; uniform gray coat that breeders and fanciers call “blue” with silvery tips; and green eyes.
Independent but interactive personality
They are quite talkative (but quiet). Russian Blue owners say they love chatting back and forth with their owners.
Russian Blue cats are curious but calm, affectionate but not affectionate, and very smart. They can be shy at first, but they are playful and affectionate once they are comfortable. While they enjoy living with families and even other pets, Russian Blue cats tend to form a deep bond with just one person.
Russian Blue cats make great pets because of their gentle and loyal nature. Their thick, blue fur and long body give them an elegant appearance.
Although not technically a low-maintenance roommate, the Russian Blue is very hygiene-conscious in the bathroom, so keep her litter box clean!
Russian Blue has a lifespan of 15 to 20 years aged. It is not uncommon for them to live to an average of 18 years. This breed used to be known as the Maltese.
The Russian Blue is a good-natured, loyal cat who will follow her owner everywhere, so don’t be surprised if she greets you at the front door! While she tends to become particularly attached to one pet parent, she shows affection for her entire family and demands them in return.
3. Although they have emerald eyes when fully grown, Russian blue cats are born with yellow eyes. Most cats are born with very light blue eyes that darken with age and eventually turn brown. Oddly enough, Russian Blue cats are born with yellow eyes instead!