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Siamese Cat Breed Facts And Health Care Guide

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Surprisingly, it is not well known that the Siamese breed of cat has been around since before the sixteen hundreds and originated from Thailand which at the time was known as Siam. These elegant cats were introduced to cat fanciers of Great Britain in the eighteen hundreds when the British Ambassador returned home with this lovely breed in tow. It wasn't however until the nineteen fifties that the Siamese became a very popular breed, although today they do not instill that same popularity.

Almost everyone knows what a Siamese looks like as they are renowned. This is partially due to their popularity in the mystery film genre. People think that it is their inquisitive personality that makes them a complement to the role of a detective's sidekick.

Appearance - The obvious features of the breed are its long oblong body, slim legs, elegant tail, a wedged head, large years and its famous almond blue eyes. The Siamese breed is a shorthaired cat and is available in several different colors and patterns such as Seal Point, Chocolate Point, Blue Point, or Lilac Point. Should there be different coloring, it is actually seen as a totally distinct breed; the Colorpoint Shorthair Breed.

Behavior and Characteristics - The Siamese is an affectionate cat who loves to have fun and expect the owners to be around most of the time. Siamese who tend to get into trouble are usually cats who are left too much to their own devices and have nothing interesting to do or they can be thinking of running away.

But if you are busy with your career yet still want a Siamese, an solution could be to have another kitten as well. It will give your Siamese companionship for fun and games and reduce loneliness. But don't worry; they will be patiently waiting to meet their masters when the masters step foot into the house.

The Siamese is a very loyal cat to the family and is even willing to try and aid you in household chores or keep you company or even rest by your side as you unwind from a hectic day. Siamese cats are very outgoing and will meet and greet anyone who comes to the door. The older generation seem to have a fondness for the elegant and affectionate Siamese breed. The Siamese is alert and keen and can pick up many new tricks such as leaning to move forward when called or even to fetch.

But bear in mind that Siamese can be slightly melancholy at times and decide not to obey commands at times. Siamese cats are true to their playful nature and will invent their own games to keep themselves amused. Games that they adore consist of hide-and-seek as well as antics such as sudden, playful pounces on unwary family members.

If owning a cat that is vocal and affectionate, as well as devoted and entertaining puts a big smile on your face, then the Siamese breed may just be the right breed for you.