Birman Cat

By on July 17, 2013

Birman cat is a long haired with medium to heavy body weight.

Quick facts

Cat type: Crossbreed originated in Burma

Weight: Around 8-12 pounds

Height:Available in medium to large size

Color:Frost, Blue, Chocolate, Seal, Red, Cream, Cinnamon, Lilac, Fawn

Coat: It has a bald, short and suede like coat.

Lifespan:About 15 years

Ideal companion for:

  • Birman CatFamilies with children
  • Singles with other pets
  • First-time cat owners
  • Affectionate
  • Agile
  • Easy going
  • Intelligent
  • Sociable
  • Activeness
  • Playfulness
  • Attention seeking
  • Good with children
  • Good with other pets
  • Masters tricks easily
  • Sweet and gentle personality

Breed’s Temperament

Breed’s character

Birmans are well-known for their quite voices. It is very hardy and healthy cat. It is considered as slow to mature. They won’t attain full growth until they reach 3 years. Birmans are very placid and are royal to their owners.

Breed’s standards

  • Body: Long and stocky bodies
  • Head: Large and round
  • Eyes:Blue colored eyes set well apart
  • Ears: Medium length ears and somewhat wide with rounded tips
  • Legs: Medium length legs with large white paws
  • Tail:Dark tail with rounded tips

Breed’s grooming

Birmans have single coat, which means that there is no undercoat and is unlikely to form mats. Comb the hair with a stainless steel comb to remove the dead hair. Also trim the nails for every two weeks.

Breed’s health

Generally Birmans are healthy and they can live more than 15 years. So, you should buy the kitten from a breeder who offers health guarantee.

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