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Burmese Cat Breed

Burmese Cats - Grey and Chocolate

To the beautiful, affectionate breed known as Burmese, happiness is a warm lap! This loveable, people-oriented cat originated in Burma, and was developed as a distinct breed in the United States in the 1930’s. Often described as “bricks wearing silk” these cats are remarkably heavy for their size. 

The soft, silky short coat comes in four shades; sable, champagne, blue and platinum. Known for their uncanny ability to make a cat-lover out of almost anyone, these adorable felines take companionship to extremes – wanting a hand – or should we say “a paw” – in everything that you are doing. 

Make room, because Burmese love to cuddle up with you in bed. Burmese should never be allowed outside as they are very dependent upon humans and have very little in the way of survival instincts to help them fend off other animals or avoid traffic. They are intelligent and charming creatures and get along well with well-behaved children and dogs introduced at an early age. Watch out, though, Burmese can be addicting – it’s hard to stop at just one!

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