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Russian blue

A domestic cat of a breed developed in England, possibly from a Russian breed, having green eyes and a short dense bluish-gray coat.
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Rus′sian Blue′

one of a breed of shorthaired domestic cats with large ears, green eyes, and a thick, plush bluish gray coat.
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Kay Two, who carries the colours of Hugh McGahon, finished fourth behind Democratic Deficit, Russian Blue and L'Altro Mondo in the Group Two contest after being hampered well inside the final furlong.
Here, he saddles the triple Group 1-placed Russian Blue, and the unbeaten Ad Valorem, the mount of stable jockey Jamie Spencer.
He said: "The punters took a hammering on Russian Blue. We had bets of EUR10,000 on the horse and bets of EUR5,000 and EUR6,000 on North Light."
Ad Valorem didn't need much help from the saddle to win a Listed race at The Curragh and Jamie Spencer rides him in preference to the National Stakes third Russian Blue.
AIDAN O'BRIEN'S troubled season continued into the eve of Royal Ascot when his unbeaten Russian Blue was ruled out of tomorrow's Coventry Stakes.
Aidan O'Brien's previous winners Johannesburg and Minardi came here with a Group 1 victory already under their belts, whereas Ad Valorem and Russian Blue boast just a Listed success each.
claimer and receiving plenty of weight when beaten by Russian Blue at the Curragh on Monday but must have prospects in the opener.
Caption: Dilated pupils also can reflect a cat's mood, Such as playful, frightened, or like this Russian Blue, angry.
Even the most basic of beginning felters will have no trouble making these miniature animal figures, including: A perky Yorkshire Terrier; An elegant Russian Blue Cat; A playful Tabby; A sleepy Mottled Cat; A Holland Lop Rabbit; A curly Toy Poodle; A fluffy Pomeranian; A dapper French Bulldog; Matching mom-and-pup Chihuahuas; A sweet Pygmy Hedgehog; and many more!
Of the breeds recorded, the Bengal, and Domestic shorthair were taken most frequently, followed by the Russian Blue and Siamese.
Of the breeds recorded, the Bengal (nine) and Domestic shorthair (nine) were taken most frequently, followed by the Russian Blue (five) and Siamese (five).
Atticus is a beautiful, solid gray 2-year-old kitty whose attributes lead us to believe he might be a Russian Blue mix: he is alert, friendly, playful, energetic, intelligent, and has a beautiful, shiny, dense coat.

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