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Siamese Oriental

Siamese Oriental Profile

Lifespan: 15-18 Years

Avg height: 20-25cms

Avg weight Female: 3-4 kg

Avg weight Male: 4-6.3 kg

Coat type: Siamese Orientals have a short, sleek, fine-textured coat that lies close to the skin.

Coat colours and body type: Siamese Oriental cats are a medium build with long, lean, bodies. Much like their Siamese ancestors, they have a wedge-shaped head, almond-shaped eyes, and tall ears. They are essentially Oriental cats with Siamese coat point and patterning. 

Grooming required: Low - weekly brush.

Similar Breeds: Siamese, Spyhnx, Cornish Rex.

Health Profile: Hepatic amyloidosis, mediastinal lymphoma, asthma, bladder stones, glaucoma, progressive retinal atrophy.

Siamese Oriental temperament

Siamese Orientals, though they carry the Siamese pointed patterning, are still considered Orientals and thrive amongst: children, other cats, dogs, lots of activity and commotion. They love attention and have been known to enjoy sleeping under the covers with you.