When in the 19th century, Blue Cats of Russia were exhibited for the first time in other places, He performed short hair and long hair. The short hair turned in the Russian Blue, but the long hair was forgotten for a long time.
In Denver, Colorado, United States, the crossing made in 1986 between a short hair without pedigree cat and one believed was a Russian Blue He created two blue long-haired puppies, Siegfried and Brunhilde. Cora Cobb, the owner of those cats, He used these and Russian blue with the gene for long hair to create the Nibelung, a retracted breed that prefer the quiet life.
Cobb took the name from the German word which means 'fog', a reference to this elegant galo semilargo hair, It is blue with Silver tips that reflect light.
Visual guide to cats, Dr. Bruce Fogle