HISTORY OF THE BURMESE CAT
The Burmese cat as it is known today originated in Southeast Asia and developed in the United States and Britain. Most modern Burmese cats are descendants of one female cat called Wong Mau, who was brought from Burma to America in the 1930s and was bred with an American Siamese cat. The Burmese cat was originally dark brown (known as sable), but there are now a wide variety of colours that are officially recognised.
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE BURMESE CAT
Burmese cats make excellent pets. They are very affectionate, intelligent, and have very distinct personalities, which sets them apart from other breeds of cats. They love human attention and are great with children. They are very playful even when adult cats, and have a very energetic nature. Burmese cats are also known for their talkativeness! They are a medium-sized cat with a muscular frame, and feel heavier than they look. They have a sleek, short-haired coat that does not require regular grooming – just a brush when they are changing their coats during the change of seasons. If you work during the day away from home, it is recommended that you have two cats, as Burmese cats are very social and love company.