Facts about Siamese Cats, "Scientific name for Siamese Cat is Felis Catus". The Siamese Cat is a breed of cat, which is one among the first distinctly known breeds of the Oriental cat. The Siamese Cat breed originates from Thailand and became one among the most admired breeds in North America and Europe. The Siamese Cat breed is considered clever, social and playful into parenthood, habitually enjoys a fetch game. The Siamese Cat loves to live in groups or pairs and look for human interaction, too. The Siamese Cat breed is nicknamed as Meezer, which mentions their vocal nature.
The present Siamese Cat is distinguished by a triangular head shape, blue almond-shaped eyes, big ears, a lengthened, slim, and a well-built body, and point shadow. This forms an ideal triangle from the Siamese Cats nose tip to each ear tip. The Siamese Cats large, wide ears are situated more towards the side of the skull. The Siamese Cat breed boasts a long neck, a slim tail, and sticks to the body without undercoat. Siamese Cats sharp blue eyes and the color scheme differentiate it from the closely associated Oriental Short-hair. The present Siamese Cat breed shares the sharp color pattern with the traditional, or Thai Siamese Cat, but they diverge in the head and the type of body.
Colors and coat
There is a puzzling collection of Siamese Cat shades and colors that ranges from the darkly gorgeous Seal Point to the whitish, approximately Frost Point or ghostly Lilac. Usually, the Siamese Cat breed comes in pale, soft coats, with darker face masks and the darker regions of the body of the Siamese Cat breed are called as the points. The tortoiseshell and red colors were introduced into the Siamese Cat breed in the 1930s by crossing tortoiseshell or red tabby British Short-hair cats, holding orange color genetic materials with the purebred Siamese Cat. The Siamese Cat breed comes in long-haired and short-haired coats, which are shiny, fine, soft and somewhat bushy.
Even though all Siamese kittens are white or pure cream at birth, they develop noticeable points in the initial few months of life in colder spots on their body. When the Siamese kitten attains four weeks, the points are sufficiently clearly noticeable to recognize their color. Siamese Cat breeds are inclined to grow dim with age, and usually, adult Siamese Cat existing in warm climates contain lighter furs than those living in cold climates.
Usually, Siamese Cat breeds are very loving and clever cats, and they are famous for their social character. Many of the Siamese Cat breed take pleasure in the company with people and are occasionally portrayed as extroverts. The Siamese Cat habitually bond strongly to a single owner. A few Siamese Cat breeds are extremely singing, with a noisy, low-pitched voice that resembles the cries of a human infant, and constant in demanding attention. The Siamese Cat are normally energetic and playful, even like adults, and their behavior resembles more a dog than a cat. Occasionally, the Siamese Cats are less active during the nighttime than most cats, maybe because a tapetum lucidum deficiency offers the Siamese Cat poor night vision when compared to other breeds.
Usually, Siamese Cat and Siamese-based breeds encompass a higher rate of death when compared to other breeds. Most of the deaths in the Siamese Cat breed are due to neoplasms, chiefly mammary tumors. The Siamese Cat breed as well, has a superior rate of morbidity. The Siamese Cat are exposed to higher risk of gastrointestinal and neoplastic problems, but boast a lower hazard of feline lower urinary tract infection. The average lifetime of the Siamese Cat breed ranges from 10 years to 13 years.
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. Cats on average sleep 13 to 14 hours a day and when they are awake, the spend a lot of time liking themselve to keep themselves clean. Siamese Cat help control rodents like small rats and mice where the live homes, warehouse, ect. A female Siamese Cat is called a "queen or molly", male Siamese Cat is called a "tom" and the name "clowder" is called a group and young or baby cats are called kittens.
Cats have very sharp hearing and their sense of smell is fantastic. The reason why Siamese Cats can squeeze through very small spaces is that they have free-floating clavicle bones that their shoulders are attach to their forelimbs. Siamese 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 Siamese 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 Siamese 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 cat has to back down. A Siamese 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 wants to mark its territory. The fear of cats "Ailurophobia".