The following information is from CAT CATALOG:
The Ultimate Cat Book by
Judy Fireman and Workman Publishing Company.
or buttons (white spots), and must have the correct number of toes.
Lighter or lavender shades of blue are preferred.
The guard hairs of the coat are silver-tipped,
giving the Russian Blue a silvery sheen or lustrous appearance.
The nose leather is slate gray;
paw pads are lavender-pink or mauve.
Tradition holds that the Russian Blue was the treasured cat
of the Russian czars. Even wihtout a Winter Palace,
you should consider this green-eyed, lavender-blue,
plush-coated cat if you are looking for a lovely pet.