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Matilda double majored in zoology and animal behavior at the University of Hawaii. She’s been an animal lover from a young age and knew she wanted to study them even more for her career. She’s always looking for ways to spread her animal knowledge.

The Burmese cat is not only one of the top cat breeds in the world, but it’s also beautiful to look at.

Origin of the Burmese Cat

The Burmese cat is a domestic cat breed that originated in Southeast Asia. Burmese Cats were considered sacred and were prized as household pets. The breed takes its name from the country of Burma, where the first Burmese cats were known to exist.

But, Burmese cats now live in other countries. The breed has been gaining popularity around the world since the 1990s.

Burmese’s Temperament

Burmese cats are: 

  • Intelligent
  • Active
  • Affectionate
  • Social
  • Friendly
  • Playful

Characteristics of the Burmese

The Burmese is a type of domestic cat characterized by its large and expressive eyes. Burmese cats have a laid-back personality and distinctive pointed ears that hang over their eyes. The breed is a member of the Oriental cat breed group.

Burmese cats are large, muscular cats with distinctive almond-shaped eyes. They also have long, athletic legs and a short, rounded, wedge-shaped body. 

They are friendly towards people and even get along with other cats and even dogs. Lastly, Burmese have great bathroom hygiene, which is good for tidiness around the house.

Good Hair Days For All

Burmese cats come in various colors and patterns. They come in nearly any coat color. Burmese cat owners also love their silky, hypoallergenic hair.

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