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Birman Profile



Lifespan: 13-15 Years

Avg height: 20-25cms

Avg weight Female: 3-4 kg

Avg weight Male: 3.5-5.5 kg

Coat type: Birman's have long, lush, silky fur

Coat colours and body type: The Birman is a medium-sized cat with a round face and a roman nose. Their coat colour is cream with points coming in a range of colours. Birman's also have large, blue eyes and are known for the white 'gloves' on their paws.

Grooming required: Low maintenance. 

Similar Breeds: Ragdoll

Birman temperament

Sweet in nature, the Birman is a friendly outgoing cat. They like to know what's going on and enjoy being a part of the action, however, they aren't overly intrusive. The activity level for Birmans is moderate. They are gentle and patient, making them the perfect addition to any household. They also do well with other pets and children. Birman's can be vocal if their owner talks to them.

Please be advised the information provided is purely an indicator of breed traits and characteristics and that within some breeds there can be significant variation.