What is a long-haired Siamese cat called and why?

Balinese cat Kareem

The long-haired Siamese is called the Balinese by the major cat associations such as the Cat Fanciers’ Association (CFA), The International Cat Association (TICA) and the Word Cat Federation (WCF). You have to mention the cat associations as the names of cat breeds can rarely vary between associations. I believe that in Australia it …

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Balinese Cats

Balinese cat

By Marie Clements Marie Clements, is a Traditional Siamese, Balinese and Color Pt Lynx breeder. There are very few Color Pt Lynx breeders in United Stated found and around the world. She has already written about the Applehead Siamese. Her cattery is Siamese Royalty. The following is what she says. The photographs are hers. …

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Cat Breeds Linked To The Siamese

There are a bunch of cat breeds that have some Siamese cat in them – the “Siamese family of cats”. It is remarkable how many there are. Unless you know cat breeds well, you probably won’t realize it. Some of these breeds are very similar to the Siamese. Sometimes there is a single difference. …

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Which Breed Makes The Best Lap Cat?

The idea for this post comes from a visitor’s comment. The lady wanted to adapt a Maine Coon and she asked if they were lap cats. I said, “not really”. But as usual it does depend on the individual cat. That is common sense because all the cats of one breed can’t have the …

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