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Bombay Profile



Lifespan: 9-13 Years

Avg height: 20-25cms

Avg weight Female: 2.5-4 kg

Avg weight Male: 3.5-5 kg

Coat type: Short, sleek coats that are flat and shine in the light.

Coat colours and body type: Bombay's are medium-sized cats with a muscular build. They are most known for their striking deep, dark black coat and golden or copper eyes, resembling that of a wild panther.

Grooming required: Low maintenance

Similar Breeds: American Shorthair, British Shorthair, Burmese


Bombay temperament

The Bombay is mischevious and always looking for ways to entertain themselves. They enjoy playing games and are highly intelligent, taking nicely to leash training. Bombay's are athletic and active, but also happy to settle down in your lap for a cheeky nap. They can do well with children and other pets if introduced properly. This breed is not the most talkative, but they do use their voices to communicate.

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.