Breed At A Glance: Siamese Cat - Wagr Petcare

    Breed At A Glance: Siamese Cat

    Siamese Cats

    Siamese Cat Breed Overview

    • Lifespan: Average 15 years, can live into their 20s
    • Size: Slim, sleek build; 3-6 kilograms, varies in height
    • Maintenance Level: Moderate
    • Coat: Short, with colour points on ears, face, paws, and tail

    Best For:

    • Active households
    • Families seeking an interactive and affectionate pet


    • Large ears, striking baby-blue eyes
    • Traditional colours: Seal, chocolate, lilac, blue point; also Lynx Point


    • Intelligent, playful, talkative
    • Bond closely with human caretakers

    Care Guide:

    • Grooming: Weekly brushing; coat is easy to maintain
    • Diet & Nutrition: High-quality commercial diet approved by vets
    • Exercise: Daily interactive play and mental stimulation
    • Ideal Environment: Engaging, with access to toys and human interaction


    • Prone to Pica, Asthma, Amyloidosis, Hereditary Retinal Degeneration, Dental Disease
    • Regular vet check-ups recommended

    Nutritional Considerations:

    • Balanced diet, possibly with specific supplements as advised by a vet
    • Controlled portions to maintain ideal body weight

    Behaviour & Training Tips:

    • Playful, inquisitive, loves interactive activities
    • Responds well to positive reinforcement training
    • Can be leash trained, enjoys puzzle feeders and snuffle mats

    Grooming Guide:

    • Skin Care: Routine checks, no special bathing needed
    • Coat Care: Regular brushing, more frequently during shedding periods
    • Eye Care: Regular monitoring, consult vet for any changes
    • Ear Care: Check for cleanliness, signs of infection

    Additional Information:

    • Suitable for families with children and other pets
    • Requires daily interaction and stimulation
    • Noted for their vocal nature and strong bond with humans
    • Not truly hypoallergenic, but less shedding may benefit allergy sufferers
    • Great for those seeking an affectionate, interactive cat
    • Highly affectionate, enjoys cuddling with humans

    Curious to know more? Check out our Siamese Cat care guide!

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