Picture of a modern chocolate pointed Siamese cat

Chocolate point modern Siamese with unusual markings and a snow white coat

This is a nice picture of a modern chocolate point Saimese cat. One commenter described this cat as ‘noble’. I can understand the description. This individual has a great face. The chocolate pointing is unusual, I think, in the way it is cleanly delineated. It looks great. The non-pointed areas are snow white which …

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Average life expectancy of a Siamese cat

Modern Siamese

As this is an imprecise science I don’t believe that you can provide a confident answer to a question about the life expectancy of a Siamese cat. However, there are clear indications that the Siamese cat’s life expectancy is shorter than average. It is similar to that of the contemporary Persian cat. Both these …

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Cat scratches are very rarely a serious health problem but you have to be vigilant

Shirley Hair scratched by her Siamese cat

Cat scratches can exceptionally rarely cause a serious illness by allowing Group A streptococci bacteria on the skin to enter the bloodstream. Countless millions of people, brilliant cat guardians to ailurophobes, have been scratched by domestic cats without anything to concern them except for slight discomfort and a bit of blood. I have always …

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How Good Is Your Siamese Cat’s Appearance?

How good is your Siamese cat in terms of that all important appearance? A cat’s appearance is very important to many purebred cat owners. It certainly is to the breeder who sold the cat. Personality is a factor too but this page addresses appearance. You like the appearance of the Siamese cat and their …

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Why Siamese Cats Are Cross-eyed

Click on this to go to a large format PDF file of the same image that is clearer. This is my explanation as to why some Siamese cats are cross-eyed or at least it is possibly part of the reason. Crossed-eyes are fairly common amongst Siamese cats. You’ll also see it random bred cats …

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Siamese Cat Breeders

Is this a Classic Siamese Cat? – see below The title of this page is misleading. The page is about the traditional or old style Siamese cat. The selective breeding of this cat is very relevant. There are several types of Siamese cat. The most extreme is the what I have called the ‘modern …

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