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Persian vs Siamese vs Scottish Fold Cat Breed Comparison

"Find similarities and differences between Persian vs Siamese vs Scottish Fold" Compare Persian and Siamese. Which is better: Persian or Siamese or Scottish Fold?
 
 
 
Name Persian Siamese Scottish Fold
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Persian vs Siamese vs Scottish Fold Size, Appearance and Physical Traits Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Persian or Siamese or Scottish Fold cat?
Medium
The medium-sized cats usually weigh 10-15 pounds and are 8-11 inches long from the nose down.
Medium
The medium-sized cats usually weigh 10-15 pounds and are 8-11 inches long from the nose down.
Medium
The medium-sized cats usually weigh 10-15 pounds and are 8-11 inches long from the nose down.
Bite ForceWeak Bite Strength: Less than or around 10 PSI No data available Weak Bite Strength: Less than or around 10 PSI
Weight
Which is heavier, Persian or Siamese or Scottish Fold?
Males: 9-13 pounds, Females: 8-12 pounds Male: 11 - 15 pounds, Female: 8 - 12 pounds Male: 9 - 13 pounds, Female: 6 - 9 pounds
Coat
What is the difference between Persian, Siamese and Scottish Fold coats?
Glossy Short Hair Short Hair
Hair Color and Pattern Wide variety of coat colours and patterns, including solid, tabby, tortoiseshell, bicolor, tricolor, and colorpoint; common patterns are Himalayan (colorpoint) and chinchilla (silver or golden with black tipping). No data available All coat colours and patterns, including solid, tabby, tortoiseshell, bicolor, tricolor, and colorpoint.
Eye Color Copper
Blue
No data available Gold
Copper
Ear Shape Medium
Small
Rounded
No data available Medium
Folded
Wide-set

Persian vs Siamese vs Scottish Fold Grooming Comparison

Dental CareHigh High High
Grooming
Which is easier to groom, Persian or Siamese or Scottish Fold?
High Maintenance
This cat breed requires more time and effort than other breeds.
Moderate Maintenance
Grooming your Siamese cat is an essential part of caring for their health and well-being.
Moderate Maintenance
Grooming your Scottish Fold cat is an essential part of caring for their health and well-being.
Shedding
Which cat sheds less, Persian or Siamese or Scottish Fold?
High
If you're looking for a cat that won't leave a trail of fur everywhere they go, you might want to rethink your choice of pet.
Moderate
This cat breed is of average shedding.
Moderate
This cat breed is of average shedding.

Persian vs Siamese vs Scottish Fold Characteristics and Personality Comparison

Trainability
Challenging to Train: Persian cat breeds are more stubborn, independent, and less receptive to training, requiring specialized techniques and more persistence to achieve desired results.
Highly Trainable: Siamese cat breeds are the most intelligent, responsive, and eager to learn, making them excellent candidates for training, obedience, and tricks.
Moderately Trainable: Scottish Fold cat breeds require more patience, repetition, and reinforcement to learn new commands and behaviors, but can still be trained successfully with consistent efforts.
Lap Cat
Which cat is lap type, Persian or Siamese or Scottish Fold?
Yes
This cat loves to sit on his owner's lap.
Yes
This cat loves to sit on his owner's lap.
No
This cat sits on its owner's lap less than other breeds.
Temperament
Which one has a better personality, Persian or Siamese or Scottish Fold?
Affectionate Active Affectionate
Adaptability
Which cat has a higher adaptability potential?
Persian cats adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Siamese cats adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Scottish Fold cats adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Affection Level
Which is the more affectionate cat breed: Persian vs Siamese vs Scottish Fold?
High: Persian cats are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate cats toward their handlers.
High: Siamese cats are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate cats toward their handlers.
High: Scottish Fold cats are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate cats toward their handlers.
Child Friendly
Which cat is more kid-friendly, Persian or Siamese or Scottish Fold?
The Persian cat is a child-friendly breed.
The Siamese cat is a child-friendly breed.
The Scottish Fold cat is a child-friendly breed.
Dog Friendly
Which cat is more dog-friendly, Persian or Siamese or Scottish Fold?
Not dog-friendly: Persian cannot live with dogs.
Very dog-friendly: Siamese owners often find that their cats get along very well with the family dog.
Very dog-friendly: Scottish Fold owners often find that their cats get along very well with the family dog.
Intelligence
Which cat is smarter, Persian vs Siamese vs Scottish Fold?
Average: the Persian cat has an average level of intelligence.
Outstanding: Siamese is one of the brightest cat breeds.
Smart: Scottish Fold's has great intelligence.
Social Needs
Which cat is more social, Persian or Siamese or Scottish Fold?
Above-average: they need more social interaction than average cats.
Lots: this cat breed needs lots of social interaction.
Average: they need as much social interaction as the average cat.
Stranger Friendly
Which cat is more stranger friendly, Persian or Siamese or Scottish Fold?
Below average: this cat breed tends to have difficulty getting along with strangers.
Very: this cat breed gets on very well with strange people.
Average: this cat breed gets on relatively well with strangers.
Vocalization
Which cat is the loudest, Persian or Siamese or Scottish Fold?
Low
Low vocalization cats are a category of cats that typically make less noise than other cats.
Frequent
This cat breed meows very often.
Low
Low vocalization cats are a category of cats that typically make less noise than other cats.

Persian vs Siamese vs Scottish Fold Other Names Comparison

Other Names
What other names do they have?
Longhair, Persian Longhair, Shiraz, Shirazi Siam, Thai Cat Scot Fold

Persian vs Siamese vs Scottish Fold Health Comparison

Life Expectancy
Which will live longer, Persian or Siamese or Scottish Fold?
14-15 years 12-15 years 11-14 years
Energy Level
Which is more energetic, Persian vs Siamese vs Scottish Fold cat?
The Persian cat has a low energy level.
The Siamese cat has a very high energy level.
The Scottish Fold cat has an average energy level.
Hypoallergenic
Which cat is hypoallergenic, Persian or Siamese or Scottish Fold?
No
Persian cats don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing an allergic reaction.
Yes
Siamese cats do well with allergy sufferers by causing fewer allergic reactions.
No
Scottish Fold cats don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing an allergic reaction.
Common Health Issues
Which cat is healthier, Persian vs Siamese vs Scottish Fold?
High
Persians tend to have more frequent health issues than other breeds.
Low
Very healthy cat breed.
High
Scottish Folds tend to have more frequent health issues than other breeds.
Health Problems Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)
Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)
Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome
Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)
Asthma
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)
Arthritis
Osteochondrodysplasia (OCD)

Persian vs Siamese vs Scottish Fold Price Comparison

Price
Which one is cheaper, Persian vs Siamese vs Scottish Fold cat?
$1500 to $3000 $600 to $1200 $1000 to $2000

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