Burmese Advantage and Challenges
Burmese Cat Physical Characteristics
A friendly and outgoing little cat, the Burmese is extremely people-oriented and almost dog-like in its devotion to its chosen humans. The Burmese are unusually good with gentle kids, will put up with Fido, and if introduced to it carefully as a kitten, might even learn to like joyriding in the car.
Burmese History and General Information
History and Origin
Animals resembling Burmese Cats existed hundreds of years ago in Thailandand Burma. Like the Siamese, the Burmese was originally a temple cat.
A cat with a very short, single coat, the Burmese needs very little grooming.
The Burmese can be prone to cranial deformities in newborns, as well as excessive tearing and breathing problems due to the foreshortened nose. Although the American Burmese has these genetic tendencies, the traditional and European Burmese do not.
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