Breed At A Glance: Bombay Cat - Wagr Petcare

    Breed At A Glance: Bombay Cat

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    Bombay Cat Breed Overview

    • Lifespan: 9-15 years, can live up to 20 years
    • Size: Small to Medium
    • Maintenance Level: Low
    • Coat: Sleek black, resembles a mini black panther

    Best For:

    • Families with time for interaction
    • Multi-pet households


    • Weight: 3-5 kilograms
    • Height: 9-13 inches
    • Muscular build, copper eyes, all-black features


    • Affectionate and social
    • Friendly with children and pets
    • Doesn't like being left alone for long periods

    Care Guide:

    • Grooming: Minimal, occasional brushing
    • Diet & Nutrition: Balanced diet with controlled portions to avoid obesity
    • Exercise: Interactive play and engagement
    • Ideal Environment: Engaging with lots of interaction


    • Prone to obesity, dental problems, kidney or pancreatic issues in senior years
    • Regular vet check-ups recommended

    Nutritional Considerations:

    • Balanced diet, avoid overfeeding
    • Work with a vet to maintain the right body condition

    Behaviour & Training Tips:

    • Enjoys being part of family activities
    • Can be trained for leash walking, backpack riding
    • Needs mental stimulation and interactive toys

    Grooming Guide:

    • Skin Care: Rarely needs baths
    • Coat Care: Gentle brushing, low shedding
    • Eye Care: Occasional wiping of watery eyes
    • Ear Care: Regular checks for signs of infections

    Additional Information:

    • Ideal for families who are home often
    • Requires regular interaction and companionship
    • Can develop separation anxiety if left alone too long
    • Typically very affectionate and enjoys cuddling
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