Excited Cats advocates for adopting before shopping, though we fully understand there are many reasons for seeking a breeder. So, we encourage it to be done the right way. We have not personally visited or investigated all of the breeders below. We have put the top-recommended all in one place for you to get in touch and make the best decision for you. .
If you have decided to bring a Persian cat into your home, you will need to locate a reputable breeder to find the perfect kitten. It’s no wonder these flat-faced, furry, lap-kitties are so sought after in the United States. They are wonderful house cats that make great companions.
We are here to help you on the search for a reputable Persian breeder near you. If you are in the state of Utah, you will need to travel to a neighboring state. We did some digging and while we couldn’t turn up any breeders in Utah, we did locate some breeders in Utah’s neighboring states.
Persian Breeders in the Neighboring States
1. Rocky Mountain Persians
Kittens are loved and well-socialized before being placed with their new families. They will not leave their mother until at least 12 weeks of age. This breeder’s website not only provides information on their operation but is a great place to stop by for information on feline knowledge and care.
2. Oak Village Persians and Exotics
Oak Village Persians and Exotics is located in Aurora, CO. This is a small cage-less DNA PKD negative cattery licensed by the state of Colorado and registered with the Cat Fancier’s Association. Kittens go to their new home between 17 and 19 weeks of age.
Breeding rights are not offered for pet kittens, they are placed with a spay or neuter contract when going to their new homes. This cattery strives to produce Persians that exemplify the breed standard.
3. Posh Persian
Posh Persian is a small cattery located near the Rock Mountains in Brighton, CO. Posh Persians is a member of the Cat Fancier’s Association and is a reputable PKD, DNA negative tested cattery. All Posh Persian kittens are hand-raised within the home and receive lots of love and attention before moving onto their loving new family.
4. Amerikitties Persians
Colorado Springs, CO
Amerikitties Persians is a small cattery CFA registered cattery located in Colorado Springs. These cats and kittens are are PKD/FeLV/FIV negative and all are vaccinated, dewormed, and will arrive in their owner’s arms freshly bathed, with nails trimmed, a kitty starter pack, and all medical records.
The cats at R’Sweethartz in Gardnerville, NV are PKD, FeLV, and FIV negative and are always kept inside the home. R’Sweethartz produces CFA registered Chinchilla and Shaded Silver & Golden Persians, the kittens are kept with their mother until they reach 3.5 months in age.
The Persians at R’Sweethartz have been featured in Fancy Feast commercials for the last 50 years. If you are interested in a kitten, you can stop by their website to check out their cats and what they are all about.
6. Purrcasso Persians & Exotics
Coeur d’Alene, ID
Purrcasso Persians & Exotics are a small hobby breeder located in beautiful Coeur d’Alene, ID.
They focus on solid and bi-color Persians registered with the Cat Fancier’s Association. All cats are raised in the home and are free of parasites, DNA negative for PKD, and are also FeLV and FIV negative.
7. Phoenix Persians
Phoenix Persians is a small Persian cattery located in Phoenix, AZ that was established in 2010. This cattery works to produce the wonderful Persian temperament and looks. This breeder does not ship and asks that any potential owners reach out for an appointment.
Persian Rescue in Arizona
1. AJ’s Best Friends Persian and Himalayan Rescue
AJ’s Best Friends is a cat rescue located in Phoenix, AZ that is dedicated to taking in Persians, Himalayans, and other purebred cats and finding them the perfect, loving home. They have been featured in Cat Fancy Magazine and have traveled as far away as Egypt to rescue cats.
Some animals have had a checkered past of neglect, abuse, and various medical conditions. This rescue utilizes loving foster homes and ensures they remain dedicated to a limited number of cats to give them the proper care and gain knowledge of each individual for proper placement with a potential family.
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