Traditional Balinese Cat - Breed Profile
Breed Description and Pictures Submitted by:
Mary C. Desmond -
BaliChaton Traditional Balinese
- The breed is a very rare but a desirable breed as they have the Siamese as
their ancestors with the quick wit, but it took a while for the Balinese to
be accepted and they are really a longhaired Siamese which has been replaced
with the more modern Balinese with little coat - hence that is why they are
so rare. There are few breeders around that follow the "blueprint" of the
promoter's cats, Sylvia Holland. They all should be more along her lines.
Colors and Coats Types Available - Sealpoint mainly
with blues often in a litter -the coat is very soft and single layer that is
Grooming - Because of the length of coat and the
single layer of it, no grooming is ever really required. They shed less than
some shorthairs and need NO bathing.
Suitable Environment - They fit well into any home with kids, dogs, and
other cats as well as adults. However, they are a totally indoor cat and
should NEVER be let out.
Personality Traits - Because of the "mutation"
theory, they do NOT have the personality of the Siamese and their voice is
They love to fetch and will make a cat lover out of anyone.
The Traditional Balinese as ORIGINALLY typed IS one of the
most perfect cats today with a long history (at least 100 years or more)
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