Siamese Cat: Characteristics and Details

Siamese cats are one of the most popular cat breeds in the world. It is characterized by its distinctive color pattern and the contrasting appearance between a light-colored fur coat and dark face. This contrasting pattern is also known as the seal-point coloration. It also has almond-shaped blue eyes which look magnificent. The Siamese cat is believed to have its origins in Thailand (erstwhile Siam). The cat breed was revered and considered sacred by the Royals in Siam. The Siamese cats were exported and then became very popular globally. Some of the key features of the Siamese cat are as follows:


The male Siamese cat can weigh between 9-15 pounds and the female cat between 6-12 pounds. It has a life expectancy of about 15 years. The Siamese cat is a very curious, intelligent, and social breed. It is a highly opinionated and vocal cat which will express his feelings to the owners. They are highly chatty cats and are known as the most talkative cat breed. They are very passionate and affectionate towards their owners and demand similar care and attention from them. They are very curious cats who like to play so the owners should provide them with plenty of toys and play materials.