The LaPerm cat is one of the oldest natural cat breeds, originating in the United States in 1982. Known for their distinctive soft curly fur, they come in a variety of colors and patterns, all of them having a unique and endearing personality.

The LaPerm cat has a moderate to large-sized body with an average weight of between 6 and twelve pounds. They have medium length legs and small, rounded paws. The most well-known feature of this breed is their delightful curly, wavy fur. The pattern and color of the fur can differ from cat to cat, ranging from solid colors to spotted tabby markings.

These cats are active and social animals, known for their intelligence and playful nature. They thrive in an environment where they can explore and interact with their humans. They are known to be very expressive and communicate through body language, vocalizations, and expressions.

The LaPerm cat loves to climb and play and are even known to wave their paws at each other in greeting. They get along well with other pets, such as dogs, but may take a bit of time to warm up to them. Though they are known to be energetic and active, they also enjoy snuggling with their humans.

As far as grooming goes, the LaPerm is one of the easier breeds to maintain. They are not heavy shedders and rarely need to be bathed. It is important to brush the coat of the LaPerm regularly in order to remove any tangles or knots.

The LaPerm is a unique breed that loves to explore, be active, and socialize. They make excellent companions to adults, children, and other pets. They will be loyal, loving, and gentle cats, and make a great addition to any family.