Siamese cat can be easily identified by its unique coloring.
Cat type: Crossbreed, Natural
Weight: Male cat weighs 9-14 pounds and female cat weighs 6-10 pounds
Height: Medium sized cat
Color: Chocolate, Seal, Lilac, Blue, Red, Cream, Fawn, Cinnamon, dark brown, silver, tortoise shell
Coat: The coat is short, fine, glossy and lies close to the body
Lifespan: Ranges from 8-12 years
Ideal companion for:
- Busy and active families
- Singles with other pets
- Experienced cat owner
This is a truly unique character in the cat world. They have some dog like character. They exhibit the same loyalty and devotion to their people that a dog does. Also they have a natural retrieval instinct that might rival any Labrador and they can be trained easily to walk on a lead.
- Head: long wedge shaped head
- Eyes: almond-shaped and slanting
- Ears: Thin and large
- Neck: Large neck
- Hair: short, glossy, fine, soft, tight and adhered to the body
The short coat of Siamese is very easy to groom. Use a stainless steel comb to comb the cat’s hair every week. Also, you should trim the nails for every 10-14 days. Most cats are susceptible to periodontal disease, so daily brushing is necessary with your vet-approved toothpaste.
All most all the cats have the potential to develop genetic health problems, which is similar to all humans have the potential to develop some diseases. The wedge-shaped head of the cat make it more prone to respiratory and dental problems compared to cats that have less extreme head type.