Category Archives: About the Breed

Chinchilla Cat History

The origin of the cat breed was a female called Chinnie, born in 1882. It was uncertain whether the name "Chinnie" was given to this cat because the term "Chinchilla" was already in use or whether the later term was introduced as a variant of her vague resemblance of the Chinchilla rabbit or the rodent…
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Chinchilla Cat Purrsonality

Chinchillas have sweet natures, very similar to Persians.  They are generally quiet, but some can be quite vocal, and enjoy ‘chattering’ to their owner. Although they are sedentary, they can be playful, even in adulthood. Chinchilla cats are easy going and gentle.  They are suited to both children and adults.
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