Birman Cat











The Birman Cat is large and territorial but not aggressive and captures attention with very unusual markings.

Birman Cat At a Glance

  • Weight: male: large: >12 lbs. Female: large: >12 lbs.
  • Longevity: 9-13 yrs. 
  • Colors: frost, blue, chocolate, seal, red, cream, cinnamon, lilac, fawn
  • Pattern: points, mitted
  • Eye color: blue
  • Tendency to shed: high, moderate
  • Less allergenic: no
  • Social needs: moderate
  • Overall grooming needs: moderate
  • Head: broad and round, flat skull
  • Muzzle: medium in length and width
  • Ears: medium in length, wide
  • Eyes: round, set well apart, blue in color
  • Body: strongly built, long
  • Legs: heavy, medium in length
  • Paws: large and round with five toes on the front paws and four toes on the rear paws
  • Tail: medium in length
  • Coat: medium-long with heavy ruff around the neck and slightly curly on the stomach
  • Behavior: Birman cats tend to be neither particularly active nor particularly laid-back. They occasionally demand attention, but don't require constant attention. Many people say that Birmans are susceptible to loneliness and benefit from having another cat.

Breed Characteristics:

Affectionate with Family

Kid Friendly

Pet Friendly

Potential for Playfulness

Intelligence

Easy to Groom

General Health


Birman Cat Breed Standards

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Birman Cats are distinctive for their striking sapphire-colored eyes and distinctly white paws.


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The Birman Cat is docile and quiet who loves people and will follow them from room to room. And docile doesn’t mean dumb... He is pretty smart.


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The Birman cat is a more private breed and tends to attach herself to one person. Some Birmans can show a bit of jealousy if their parent does not pay attention to them. While they are territorial, they are not aggressive.


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