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Egyptian Mau

Egyptian Mau Profile

 

 

Lifespan: 18-20 Years

Avg height: 20-25cms

Avg weight Female: 2.5-3.5 kg

Avg weight Male: 3.5-5 kg

Coat type: Short haired with a spotted and barred coat. Texture can range from silky to fine to thick and dense

Coat colours and body type: Egypian Mau's are small - to- medium in size with slender yet muscular physiques. They are known for their exotic appearance, a spotted coat and large green eyes. The Mau comes in three colours: silver, bronze and smoke, all with a distinctive black stripe that runs along its spine.

Grooming required: Low to medium maintance depending on coat. Weekly brush. 

Similar Breeds: Abyssinian, American Shorthair, Ocicat, Siamese

 

Egyptian Mau temperament

The Mau is a highly intelligent breed with unquestionable loyalty towards its owner. They are friendly and enjoy attention and reassurance. They do well with children and other pets. Mau's are very vocal and convey their feelings through pitch.