The Russian Blue has a relatively long, muscular body and elegant, not large but not too thin, long legs with oval feet. The weight is between 3 and 5.5 kg. The head of the Russian Blue is short and wedge-shaped with a flat skull and forehead and a medium muzzle. The large, almond-shaped eyes are wide apart. The ears are set high, broad at the base and taper to a point. The tail is quite long and right, should not be too wide at the base and taps running again. The Russian Blue is in three colors - blue, black and white - but only the blue color is recognized.
The thick double coat of the Russian Blue is short, silky and fine structure. He feels very soft. The coat should never be flat or even adjacent, but must surrender of the skin, so the soft structure is emphasized. The coat structure of the Russian Blue with that of any other racial comparison. There is also saying that the hair resembles that of a polar bear. There is also a long, unrecognized, variant, called the Nebelung. The fur of the cat is longer and double and has a lighter, gray-blue color.
The character of the Russian Blue with no other racial comparison. He is often referred to as a 'cat for individualists', an animal that is very close to his boss. Despite the fact that they sometimes can be very playful and continue into old age, they are mostly peaceful in nature. Blue Russians love and comfort for hours at a place to lie down, preferably the lap of one of the family. Most Russians have a strong blue hate noise and hubbub, and they are growing up in families with children may not feel at home. Compared with people they do not know, Blue Russians are very cautious and pull back when visit. They are in general agreement with other cats and dogs. The voice of the Russian Blue is nice and soft. The blue Russians may well adapt to a life on a flat, but like in the garden, although he is not a best hunter.
The special coat of the Russian Blue has little care. It is enough to coat once a week brushing with a soft brush. Too many combs, or outside the ruiperiode with a rubber brush, has the disadvantage that under the soft skin is damaged.