Mon Chéri Cattery

Understanding Colors of Exotic Shorthair & Persians

Understanding colors of Exotic Shorthair kittens and Persian Kittens (Or Exotic Longhair kittens) can be confusing. We have added photos and will be adding more to help clear the fog. Also please refer to https://cfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/color-pattern-chart.pdf for more detail.

Exotic Shorthair black bicolor van female kitten for sale
Exotic shorthair black bicolor van female kitten! Beautiful face and the biggest moon eyes!

Black Exotic Shorthair & Black Persian Kitten (or Black Exotic Longhair Kitten) Color Variations

The Black Exotic Shorthair kittens and Black Persian kittens we breed can come in the following variations: black, black bicolor and black smoke.

female lilac bi-color exotic shorthair cat
Exotic lilac bicolor shorthair female

Lilac Exotic Shorthair & Lilac Persian Kitten (or Lilac Exotic Longhair Kitten) Color Variations

The Lilac Exotic Shorthair kittens and Calico Persian kittens we breed can come in the following variations: lilac, lilac bicolor and lilac harlequin.We refer to colors in accordance with CFA* standards so we will use the terms lilac, lilac bicolor and lilac harlequin. 

 
Exotic Shorthair solid chocolate male kitten
Exotic Shorthair solid chocolate male

Chocolate Exotic Shorthair & Chocolate Persian Kitten (or Chocolate Exotic Longhair Kitten) Color Variations

The Chocolate Exotic Shorthair kittens and Chocolate Persian kittens we breed can come in the following variations: Chocolate and Chocolate Bicolors. We refer to colors in accordance with CFA* standards so we will use the terms Chocolate and Chocolate Bicolors. 

Louise Exotic Shorthair Brown Patch Tabby female kitten
Exotic shorthair brown patch tabby

Brown Patch Tabby Exotic Shorthair & Brown Patch Tabby Persian Kitten (or Brown Patch Tabby Exotic Longhair Kitten) Color Variations

The Brown Patch Tabby Exotic Shorthair kittens and Brown Patch Tabby Persian kittens we breed can come in the following variations: brown patch tabby and brown patch tabby and white. Some alternate ways that we have heard others refer to them are Tabbies. 

Exotic Shorthair blue point female kitten
Color point female

Color Point Exotic Shorthair & Color Point Persian Kitten (or Color Point Exotic Longhair Kitten) Color Variations

The Color Point Exotic Shorthair kittens and Color Point Persian kittens we breed can come in the following variations: blue point, lilac point, seal point, chocolate point, cream point, flame point and tortie point. Also seal point bicolors and blue point bicolors. We refer to colors in accordance with CFA* standards so we will use the term color points. 

Chocolate Tortie point female exotic kitten
Chocolate tortie point girl

Tortoishell and Chocolate tortoishell  Exotic Shorthair & Tortoishell and Chocolate tortoiseshell Persian Kitten Color Variations

The Tortoishell and Chocolate tortoiseshell Exotic Shorthair kittens and Tortoishell and Chocolate Tortoishell Persian kittens we breed can come in the following variations: red Tortoishell and chocolate Tortoishell.  An alternate way that we have heard others refer to them are torties. We refer to colors in accordance with CFA* standards so we will use the term tortoiseshell. 

Exotic shorthair chocolate smoke female kitten
Exotic shorthair chocolate smoke female kitten.

Smoke Exotic Shorthair and smoke Persian Kitten Color Variations 

The smoke Exotic Shorthair kittens and smoke Persian kittens we breed can come in the following variations: black smoke, blue smoke, lilac smoke, chocolate smoke, blue smoke and red smoke. We refer to colors in accordance with CFA standards so we use the term smoke. 

Calico Exotic Shorthair & Calico Persian Kitten (or Calico Exotic Longhair Kitten) Color Variations

The Calico Exotic Shorthair kittens and Calico Persian kittens we breed can come in the following variations: calico, calico van, dilute calico and dilute calico van! Some may refer to a dilute calico as a pastel calico but we prefer to reference colors in accordance with CFA* standards so we will use the terms calico, calico van, dilute calico and dilute calico van. 

About Mon Chéri Cattery

We are an Arkansas breeder that has been breeding pet & show-quality Exotic Shorthair kittens and Persians kittens for the last 20 years. Our gorgeous male and female Exotic Shorthair and Persians (or Exotic Longhair) kittens for sale are available in chocolate, lilac, colorpoint, solid, bicolor, calico, tabby, red, and the rare and beautiful tortoiseshell (tortie). Email us to reserve a kitten! See our adorable kittens for sale.