The Chinchilla cat is a longhaired breed of cats which is actually a type of Persian. They have a thick, long and silky coat with a cobby body and round face with large eyes. They are a very elegant cat. The undercoat of the cat is normally white with black, silver or gold tips. Chinchilla cats have emerald or blue-green coloured eyes with a distinctive black eye-liner rim. The nose is red while having black pencilling. Their feet pads are coloured black.
Chinchilla cats are normally happy to lie around the home to display their decorative qualities and are very placid and quiet. They do enjoy attention and are very affectionate, becoming quite attached to their owners.