RUSSIAN BLUES ARE ALSO KNOWN AS "ARCHANGEL CATS"
Although the exact origin of the breed is unknown, it is widely believed that Russian Blues came from the Archangel Isles in northern Russia. They made the journey to Europe, specifically Great Britain, during the 1800s and were most likely carried over by sailors. As a hail to that origin, they are sometimes called "Archangel Cats" or "Archangel Blues."
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