Burmese cat<<<< Back to cat breeds
- Country: Thailand (Burma)
- Origin: cross
- Scientific name: Felis catus
- Weight: Males: 5-7 kg Females: 3-4 kg
- Colors: Black, Sand, silver, brown, chocolate, beige
- Coat: Short
- Temperament: Intelligent, affectionate, playful, "talkative"
- Health: generally healthy (attention to gingivitis)
- Litter size: 3 - 5 puppies
- Lifespan: 13 - 16 years
- Other names: Cat Burmese, European Burmese Cat Burmakatze
- Price: $ 400
Burmese cat breed was known in antiquity as the Supalak or Thong Daeng.
It was first discovered in Thailand in the 18th century and introduced in the UK in 1871 by Harrison Weir.
The US was brought by Dr. Joseph Thompson in 1930, he bought a black cat he called Wong Mau.
It was known as a distinct breed by the Cat Fancier's Association in 1936.
It is said that only wealthy families could afford to grow a Burmese cat. Each cat was a "servant" who was punished if not treated properly cat. You realize how small were pampered felines.
We now know two varieties: Burmese cat American and European Burmese cat.
Aspect Burmese cat
Medium; short body, solid; rounded head; small ears with rounded tips; round eyes a little oval amber; short legs solids; short fur, bright.
Brown (brown) was first recognized, who made it popular. Burmese have uniform color. The Netherlands is recognized color of cinnamon (cinnamon).
Due to compact body, strong muscles and bones, Burma cats are heavier than they appear.
The coat has very short hair, smooth, smooth and shiny, fluff conspicuously missing.
Watch the amount of food you give your cat careo Burma. One can gain and obesity affect health.
Behavior Burmese cat
Burma cats are known in particular because of curiosity. Some can be trained to do intake. Most are open and accepting natures foreigners.
They are very sociable and integrates well in homes that have other animals or small children.
It is an intelligent cat that attaches than master. No deslipeste him. Many cat lovers consider smarter than other breeds of cats.
Due to high energy and curiosity likes to explore different places and play as much as possible.
They are surprising for their size with well developed muscles.
They say it's a fine dessert or sweet like chocolate.
Tid have their personality and always be in charge.
Features Burmese cat
Sheds little and often negligible. When "chat" with their favorite people, they emit a variety of miorlaituri cute and expressive.
It has the same variety of color as Siamese cat. Not accept only solid colors without any brindle pattern.
The only known america colors are dark brown, champagne, platinum and blue.
Sexual maturity is reached at the age of nine months.
Diseases Burmese cat
It is generally healthy and has a long life if cared for properly.
The breed is prone to gingivitis. We recommend annual inspections. Food grains helps to keep teeth clean longer.
Europeaza Burmese cat is more resistant to disease than the US.
Other diseases that affect aging cat once with diabetes, neurological diseases and ophthalmology.
Properly cared lives above the average age and can exceed 20 years. Burmese cat longest lived 24 years.