Bombay cats are a friendly pet. Here is your informative A-list of Bombay. The nickname is Parlor Panther. This Bombay Cat breed was originated from United States. It is a hybrid cat breed. The Bombay is crossing between Sable Burmese and Black American shorthair by the breeder Nikki Horner. The cat name is named after an Indian city because Bombay looks like an Indian black leopard. The Bombay was recognized by the Cat Fancier’s Association (CFA) in 1976. Today, there are two types of Bombay which are American Bombay and British Bombay.

Facts about Bombay Cats

  • Temperament – The Bombay is active, affectionate, agile, curious, fun, gentle, independent, intelligent, inquisitive and outgoing. Bombay Cats thrive on human companionship. They enjoy a game of fetch. They can get along with children or other pets. The Bombay has a distinctive voice and they are usually quiet. Same as Burmese, they are a heat seeker. Early socialization is good for Bombay kittens and they can be train on leash easily.
  • Appearance – The Bombay Cat has a medium-sized body. They have a round head and they come with a pair of large golden eyes. The medium-sized ears are broad at the base and rounded at the tips. The Bombay Cat has a short snub nose and the chin is firm. Paws are round. They have a straight tail.
  • Coat color and pattern – One of the distinguishing feature for Bombay Cats are their black color coat. The coat is sleek and short.

Here are some Bombay Cat pictures

Bombay Cats Breed Information

Size Medium
Weight 6 – 11 lbs
Group Hybrid Cat Breed
Exercise Ability Let them play and run around
Life Span 9 – 15 years
Litter Size Average 6 kittens
Feeding Premium pet food is recommended, do not feed large amounts of raw fish
Grooming Requirements Weekly brushing is needed. This breed is a light  shedder
Environment Indoor

In general, Bombay Cat is a healthy cat breed. Here is more about Cat Health Information.

Owner provides enough surfaces for cats normal scratching behavior is important to make them healthier.
Here is a list of cute cat name for your Bombay Kitten.

If you are interested in this cat breed, you may look for Bombay kittens for adoption from Bombay Cat rescue or look for Bombay Cats for sale from Bombay Cat breeders.

Bombay Cats