Siamese Cats are loyal pet. Here is your informative A-list of Siamese Cat. Siamese Cats are also known as Palace Cat, Royal Siamese or Royal Cat of Siam. Siamese Cat breeds were originated from South East Asia. It is one of the oldest natural cat breed. The Siamese cat was appeared in manuscript of cat poems in Siam (modern Thailand) during 15th century. The Seal Point is the Royal Cat of Siam. In 1884, the first breeding pair of Siamese was imported to Britain. In the late 1890s, Siamese Cats were imported to United States. Four original Siamese colors (seal point, chocolate point, blue point and lilac point) are recognized by the Cat Fancier’s Association (CFA). They are belonging to short hair group. Today, Siamese is a popular pet in everywhere.

There are some cat breeds derived from the Siamese which are Balinese, Burmese, Colorpoint Shorthair, Foreign White, Javanese, Ocicat, Oriental Shorthair, Oriental Longhair, Snowshoe and Tonkinese.

Facts about Siamese Cats

  • Temperament – The Siamese Cat is active, affectionate, emotional, friendly, intelligent, lively, outgoing and playful. They are extremely vocal and they thrive on human companionship. Early socialization is recommended for Siamese Kittens because they are not easy to get along with other cats. It is good to train your Siamese Cat walk on a leash. They are outgoing and they enjoy a game of fetch.
  • Appearance – The Siamese Cat has a muscular medium-sized body. They have a triangular-shaped head and they come with a pair of almond-shaped brilliant blue color eyes. They have a pair of large ears. The nose is long and straight. They have slender legs and the tail is long.
  • Coat color and pattern – The Siamese Cat has a very short and fine coat. The distinctive feature of Siamese Cats are their pointed coat pattern. The ears, face, paws and tail are darker. Four color patterns are widely accepted which are seal point, chocolate point, blue point and lilac point. There are some other color patterns are red point, cream point, tabby point and tortie point.

Here are some Siamese Cat pictures

Siamese Cats Breed Information

Size Medium
Weight 6 to 12 pounds
Group Natural Cat Breed
Exercise Ability Let them play and run around
Life Span 15- 18 years
Litter Size Average 5 kittens
Feeding Premium pet food is recommended, do not feed large amounts of raw fish
Grooming Requirements Regular brushing is needed. This cat breed is a light shedder
Environment Indoor

The common health issue for Siamese Cat is prone to respiratory disease or cardiomyopathy. In general, Siamese Cats are 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 Siamese Kitten. Annual health check is recommended for your pet.

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

Siamese Cats