Birman Cats are a beautiful pet. Here is your informative A-list of Birman Cats. The Birman Cat is also known as Burma. They were kept as sacred animals of Kittah priests. In around 1919, a pair of Birman Cats was imported to France and this cat breed develops slowly in Europe. The French cat registry recognized this Birman cat breed in 1925. In 1960, Birman Cats were imported to England from France and this cat breed was recognized by GCCF (UK) in 1965. Today, Birman Cats become wonderful companion for family.
Facts about Birman Cats
- Temperament – The Birman is active, playful, charming, intelligent, intuitive, gentle, friendly, docile and placid. They are non-aggressive and they eager to please their owner. They have a soft voice and they like to sit beside us to purr softly. They can get along with children and other pets. It is better to start socialization and obedience training in early stage for Birman kitten if you intend to raise them together with non-canine pets. Birman Cats do need a lot of attention and care from owner; do not leave them alone for long period. They are a people-oriented cat.
- Appearance – The Birman has a long and medium-sized body. They have a broad head and come with a pair of deep blue round eyes. They have a Roman nose and the ears are small. The Birman kitten is born in white color and the color (if they have a dark color) will start developing at the points of ears, nose and tail. Each paw will look like wearing white glove.
- Coat color and pattern – Birman Cats have semi-longhaired coat. They have no under coat and the hair is long and silky. The most special part is their white feet. The Birman coat color include Seal-point, Blue-point, Chocolate-point, Lilac-point, Seal Tortie-point, Cream-point, Blue Cream point, Chocolate Tortie point, Lilac Tortie point, Seal Tabby point, Blue Tabby point, Chocolate Tabby point, Lilac Tabby point, Red Tabby, Cream Tabby point and Tortie Tabby point.
Birman Cats Breed Information
|Weight||5 – 6kg (male and female)|
|Group||Natural Cat Breed|
|Exercise Ability||Let them play and run around, they enjoy play with simple toys|
|Life Span||10 – 15 years|
|Litter Size||4 to 6 kittens|
|Grooming Requirements||Weekly brushing is needed|
Birman Cats have no common health issue; basically this is a healthy cat breed. Owner provides enough surfaces for cats normal scratching behavior is important to make them healthier and do not overfeed your cat.
If you are interested in this cat breed, you may adopt Birman Cat from Birman Cat rescue or look for Birman Cat breeders.