Korat Cats are an active pet. Here is your informative A-list of Korat Cats. The Korat Cat is also known as Si-sawat. This cat breed is an ancient cat breed. The Korat was originated from Thailand. The cat name was taken after the Nakhon Ratchasima province. The meaning of Si-sawat is “Color of the Sawat Seed” and also referring to the “Good Luck Cat”. Between 1350 and 1767AD, the Korat Cat was mentioned in a book named “Smud Khoi – the Thai book of the cat” in Thailand. The Korat Cat was typical traditional wedding gift in Thailand because it will bring good luck to the wedding couple. This cat breed was imported to US by Jean Johnson in 1959. In 1965, a group of cat breeder and cat owners founded the Korat Cat Fanciers Association in US. Today, Korat Cat becomes wonderful companion pet.
Facts about Korat Cats
- Temperament – The Korat Cat is active, agile, curious, energetic, faithful, sensitive and highly intelligent. Korat Cats are affectionate with family, they like to play a game of fetch or outdoor activities. They can get along with children and other pets. Korat kittens can start their obedience training in early stage, owner can train them walk on leash too. Korat kittens were usually born with darker coat color. They are not talkative as other cat breeds.
- Appearance – The Korat Cat has muscular medium-sized body. They have a heart-shaped head and they come with a pair of large eyes. The ears are large with a rounded tip and set high on the head. The chest is broad. The hind legs are slightly longer than front legs. The tail is in medium length and usually taper to a rounded tip.
- Coat color and pattern – The Korat Cat has a single coat and the only coat color is sliver-tipped blue. Their hair is short and fine. The Russian Blue, Chartreux and Nebelung are single coat color cat breeds and their coat color is grey.
Korat Cats Breed Information
|Weight||5 – 7 kg (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 and clean ears regularly. This breed is little shedder|
Korat 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. Here is a list of cute cat name for your Korat Kitten.
If you are interested in this cat breed, you may adopt Korat Cat from Korat Cat rescue or look for Korat Cat for sale from Korat Cat breeder.