Are there different types of Burmese cats?

7. Burmese cats come in four different colors

  • Sable—rich, dark brown.
  • Champagne—warm beige.
  • Platinum—pale gray.
  • Blue—medium gray with fawn undertones.

What breeds make a Burmese?

The Burmese as we know and love it today can trace its entire lineage back to a single cat: a brown female named Wong Mau who was imported to San Francisco from Burma in 1930. Wong Mau was bred with Tai Mau, a seal point Siamese, then bred back to the males of that litter, and the Burmese breed was off and running.

How much is a purebred Burmese?

A Burmese kitten can cost anything between $600 and $1,000. with a higher price tag if you’re looking for a specific color. Blue Burmese kittens are particularly popular. Burmeses from well-known breeders can cost way more, with prices ranging from $1,200 – $2500/ kitten.

Are Burmese clingy?

The Burmese Is Not Your Anti-Social Cat These cats are known for being rather clingy, and seem to possess many dog-like qualities. One of these qualities is that they don’t like to be left alone. They have a very naturally trusting nature and tend to be very clingy.

What is a sable Burmese?

Sable Burmese cats have a lovely deep-colored coat that has various tones of chocolate color. Most sable coats are darker along the back flanks and tail, fading into a shimmery coffee color around the neck and underbelly. A sable kitten may appear to be a bit lighter initially, but they darken as they grow.

Are Burmese and Siamese cats related?

The Burmese cat breed is closely related to the Siamese, but more quiet and a little less active. If you are a fan of the Oriental cat breeds, but want a quieter cat, you may want to consider the Burmese. These cats are not as talkative as the chatty Siamese, although they are actually closely related.

How much are Burmese kittens?

If you are buying a Burmese cat from an experienced and well-known breeder, it can range from $1200 to $2200 AUD. Kittens from well-known breeders have an outstanding appearance, excellent pedigree. This is because they are primarily bred for breeding purposes and Cat shows.

Are Burmese cats like dogs?

Burmese are one of the friendliest, most affectionate breeds and as a result are referred to as a “dog-cat” as they crave human attention and can learn tricks like their canine friends. The breed are highly intelligent, always down to play and can learn typically ‘doggy’ tricks such as fetch and roll over.

What colour eyes do Burmese have?

The eyes are large and lustrous and may be any shade of yellow but a golden yellow is preferred. However the eye colour of Burmese is very sensitive to variations in light quality and under certain light sources the eyes may appear quite a different colour. The legs are slender and the paws are neat and oval in shape.

Are Burmese cats talkative?

Like its Siamese cousin, the Burmese cat is vocally expressive and thrives in households that don’t mind lots of meowing. Named the national cat of Russia, the Siberian breed is not only one of the most talkative cats but it’s also among the largest.

Do Burmese cats get along with other breeds?

The Burmese is highly intelligent, affectionate and extremely loyal. They love being with people, but also gets along well with other cats and even dogs.

What’s the difference between an Australian and an American Burmese cat?

The greatest difference in breed standard description would seem to be that the American Burmese cat is “cobby” (rounded, stocky, short) and the European, “elegant” and more slender (“foreign” type). The European Burmese head is less rounded it seems to. The breed standard of the Australian cat fancy also calls for a foreign type cat.

When did the Burmese cat come to America?

The Burmese breed first came to America in 1930 when Dr. Joseph Thompson of San Francisco brought a small walnut brown female cat from Burma. He named her Wong Mau and bred her to Siamese cats.

What are the colors of a Burmese cat?

Over time and with much controversy, these other colors were accepted by CFA. The four colors we now recognize in CFA are Sable, a rich dark brown; Champagne, a warm beige; Platinum, a pale gray with fawn undertones; and Blue, a medium gray with fawn undertones. Burmese cats carry surprising weight for their size.

Do you need to groom a Burmese cat?

Burmese cats carry surprising weight for their size. Their coats are short and close-lying, and they have a very silky texture. They need very little grooming, usually requiring only some daily petting.