Adoring, elegant and affectionate!
Burmese Scientific Classification
- Scientific Name
- Felis Catus
Burmese Conservation Status
- Intelligent, friendly and affectionate
- Average Litter Size
- Common Name
- Adoring, elegant and affectionate!
Burmese Physical Characteristics
- Skin Type
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The Burmese cat is native to the south-east Asian countries of Myanmar (Burma) and Thailand, but is a very popular cat today and is domestically bred in Europe and across North America.
The Burmese cat is thought to have been originally brown in colour but years of the selective breeding of the Burmese cat has meant that today the Burmese cat can be found in many different colours including black, lilac and even ginger.
The Burmese cat is best known for its beautiful soft fur, which is normally in incredible condition. The Thai name for the Burmese cat is subh-bha-lak , which means fortunate, beautiful and splendid in appearance.
The Burmese cat is a popular breed of domestic cat due to its playful and energetic nature. Burmese cats adore to be around humans and are extremely affectionate and loving pets.
The Burmese cat is a very intelligent animal and is constantly curious and inquisitive in its surroundings. The Burmese cat is also one of the more vocal breeds of domestic cat, along with one of the most elegant.View all 78 animals that start with B
Burmese FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
Are Burmese herbivores, carnivores, or omnivores?
Burmese are Omnivores, meaning they eat both plants and other animals.
What Kingdom do Burmese belong to?
Burmese belong to the Kingdom Animalia.
What class do Burmese belong to?
Burmese belong to the class Mammalia.
What phylum to Burmese belong to?
Burmese belong to the phylum Chordata.
What family do Burmese belong to?
Burmese belong to the family Felidae.
What order do Burmese belong to?
Burmese belong to the order Carnivora.
What genus do Burmese belong to?
Burmese belong to the genus Felis.
What type of covering do Burmese have?
Burmese are covered in Hair.
How many babies do Burmese have?
The average number of babies a Burmese has is 5.
What is an interesting fact about Burmese?
Burmese are adoring, elegant, and affectionate!
What is the scientific name for the Burmese?
The scientific name for the Burmese is Felis Catus.
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