Facts about Balinese Cats,"Scientific name for Balinese Cat is Felis Catus". "Balinese Cat" is a breed of domestic cat that is long-haired; sapphire-blue eyed and has a Siamese-style coloration. Because of Balinese Cats origins as a mutation of the Siamese breed, the Balinese is at times referred to as the purebred long-haired Siamese. Balinese Cat has a silky medium length coat and a pronounced plumed tail.
There is a genetic distinction between the traditional and the modern body types of the Balinese Cats. Color variants which originate from Color point Short-hair are further reclassified as Javanese which is recognized as a separate breed. Surprisingly, the Balinese Cats have no connection with the Java and Bali Island of Indonesia. Balinese Cats are generally considered to be inquisitive, vocal, social and playful. Also, the Balinese Cat are regarded as the most intelligent of all varieties of long-haired breeds.
The reason why Balinese Cats can squeeze through very small spaces is that they have no collarbone and free-floating clavicle bones that their shoulders are attach to their forelimbs, that's why a Balinese Cat can fit through a hole the same size as its head and they use their whiskers to determine if they can fit through the space. The two variants of Balinese Cats have a graceful fine body which relatively slender with long legs and tail. The Balinese Cat pawls are neat and oval while their eyes are almond-shaped. The Balinese Cat broad head is carefully sandwiched between large and pointed ears. The modern type of Balinese Cats has a wedge-shaped head with a muzzle that is long and tapering. Balinese Cats ears are also broad and its body elongated.
Coat and color
The coat of the Balinese Cats is medium length in size, silky and soft. In the event an offspring is born in an inter-breed between the Balinese Cat and a Siamese cat, it will have a coat that is longer than that of its parents. The tail has a pronounced fringe or plume of longer hair. The Balinese Cats eye color ranges from sapphire to pale blue. With age and diet, the color intensifies.
A Balinese Cats has 30 teeth while a kittens has about 26 teeth that they will lose at about 6 months of age. A Balinese Cat has the ability to jump up to six times its length. A Balinese Cat averages about 12 whiskers on both side of its face. A Balinese Cats jaw can not move sideways, there for a cat can not chew large pieces of food. A Balinese Cats back is highly flexible because of its 53 loosely fitting vertebrae. The body of a Balinese Cat has 230 bones. While a human body has 206. Compared to a humans who only have 34.
Just like the short-haired Siamese, the Balinese Cats are considerably playful, social and hyper active. The Balinese Cat are very vocal especially when they find an interesting activity but they do so at a lower volume. When grouped together with the rest of the long-haired breeds, the Balinese Cats are considered to be the most intelligent. The Balinese Cat have a strong bond of connection with their owners.
Balinese Cat Facts
There are over 500 million domestic cats in the world and 88 million in the United States Approximately 40,000 people are bitten by cats in the U.S. annually. Balinese Cats on average sleep 13 to 14 hours a day and when they are awake, the spend a lot of time liking themselves to keep themselves clean. Balinese Cats help control rodents like small rats and mice where the live homes, warehouse, ect. A female cat is called a "queen or molly", male cat is called a "tom" and the name "clowder" is called a group and young or baby cats are called kittens. Domestic cats have an average weight around 8.7 to 11 pounds (3.9 to 5 kg). Cats have very sharp hearing and their sense of smell is fantastic. Balinese Cats average life span is around 12 to 15 years.
Balinese Cats can see at levels of light six time lower than a human, this is why cats can catch mice so easily at night. Balinese Cats outer ear uses 32 muscles to control it, and a human has only 6 muscles in its ear and a cat can move its ears 180 degrees. A Balinese Cat can move their ears independently. The cat's hairball is called a "bezoar" (meaning a concretion or calculus found in the intestines or stomach of certain animals, in particular ruminants, formerly alleged to be an effective cure for poison). A Balinese Cat can climb up a tree well but can not climb head first down a tree, because all the claws on a cat’s paw points the same direction, to get down from a tree, a Balinese Cat has to back down. A Balinese Cat can run at a top speed of about 30 mph (48.2 km) over a short distance. A cat rubs against a person to not only to be affectionate but also to mark out its territory. A Balinese Cat does not like water because its fur is not insulate it well when it gets wet. The average Balinese Cat temperature of a cat is 101.5 °F. The Balinese Cats heart beats at 110 to 140 a minute, That is almost twice as fast as a human heart.