Singapura cat<<<< Back to cat breeds
- Country: Singapore (Malaysia)
- Origin: Natural
- Scientific name: Felis catus
- Weight: 2 - 3 kg kg
- Colors: cream-beige
- Coat: Short
- Temperament: strong, curious, intelligent
- Health: Generally healthy
- Litter size: 2 - 4 puppies
- Lifespan: 12 - 15 years
- Other names: mini tiger cat, small cat Toyger, toy tiger
- Price: $ 500 - $ 600
Nobody knows the exact origin of the Singapura cat breed. It was brought to the US in the 70s and registered as a breed.
It is a very rare breed. Worldwide there are around 5,000 copies of which only 2000 in North America.
They can be found in greater numbers in several countries in Europe, Russia, South Africa or Japan.
It was recognized as a breed by the Cat Fanciers' Association in 1982.
Success in the US race drew more attention and the specimens of Singapore. Known locally under the name Kucinta race has become a national symbol Singapura in Singapore and has been used to promote the country to potential tourists.
Aspect Singapura cat
Singapura is the smallest cat in the world. It has the lowest body, but one muscular and strong. The eyes are large and beautiful shades of yellow and green.
The fur is short and beige. The belly is lighter and darker back.
Their bodies are small, round faces and large features creates an appearance of kittens.
Maturity is reached at age 2 years.
Behavior Singapura cat
They like to be the center of attention. It put in everything you do to be sure that is the center of attention.
They are "talkative" and love to meow. They warm and pleasant voice.
They are sociable with everyone because they like to be in the middle of attention. When do the rest climbing up high as possible above to see everything from above.
They love to play and would do it all the time. You must be careful not to hit you when you move house.
Most cats are not conflicting Agressive Singapura, even males are not aggressive.
They get along well with children and other animals if socialized small. If you are away from home more, many hours or days is good to be at least two cats that have company.
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Features Singapura cat
Singapura is the smallest cat. It loves heat and often find lying in the sun on sheets or fabrics that keep warm or heat generation (sofas, armchairs, laptop, radiator, etc.)
Short hair cat makes it easy to maintain. Some strokes per month are sufficient.
Most impressed with the particular aspect of salbtica cat, being compared with a miniature puma.
Diseases Singapura cat
Generally healthy. There are no known health problems.
To avoid genetic origin check.
In case of reproducing in some specimens is needed for hatching, Intervet doctor.
Can reproduce starting 5-6 months, but sexual maturity is one year old.
Females give birth to 2-4 caregivers chicken carefully.