Siamese cats were originated in a country called Siam, now the country is called Thailand. In the late 800s, the cat breed was first brought officially from Thailand. Indeed, many famous cats came from Asia countries as well.
Siamese Cats, that first appeared in England was a gift to the ambassador of England at that time. Then in the early of 20th century, the cats began to be bred in the 19th century and appeared in various contests of cats in the UK. As it had been predicted, the Siamese cats have become popular in the UK and then Europe.
Appearance Characteristics of Siamese Cats
- Siamese cat has a slender and graceful body shape.
- These cats have hair coat color that contrasted at the ends of the body such as legs, tails, ears, mouth, nose and around eyes (called color point).
- At first, Siamese cats coat color known is Seal Point. Along with the emerged development of new breeding, hair or fur colors such as lilac point, chocolate point, caramel point, blue point, cinnamon point, red point, fawn point, tortie point, cream point and tabby point are found.
- Their fur or hair is short, therefore it doesn’t require so much care, because the hair never is wolly.
- Siamese cat’s heads are relatively small, triangular-shaped with a pointed snout.
- Their beautiful blue eyes are adorned with wide ears.
- Their body shape is long, slender and muscular which is packed with short and smooth hair.
Behavioral Characteristics of Siamese Cat
- The nature of the Siamese cats is always curious and hyperactive.
- Siamese and Oriental cats are very close to humans, wherever you go he will be faithful and pleased to accompany you, such as when you are in the kitchen, reading newspapers or watching tv, or traveling by car. There’s even a Siamese cat that likes swimming.
- These cats are very active to help your habits like showing your newspaper or a letter came.
- These cats always try to speak with their owners, by showing their voice or body language. Their voice is different from other cats, and they don’t meow and more like sounding.
- Sometimes they are also annoying because they are too noisy.
- Siamese cat isn’t easy getting diseases, with a long nose structure these cats are rarely exposed to cold, and with short hair, they are less susceptible to fungus.
Feed your Siamese cat regularly, either canned or dry food. Two times a day or as much they need it. Siamese cats almost never drink milk; thus you should always provide a bowl of clean water for them.