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European Burmese

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 American Burmese
 Oriental Shorthair
 Asian Group

European Burmese

Country of Origin Burma (Now Myanmar)
Date of Origin 1930s
Weight 3.5 - 6.5 Kgs (8 - 14 lbs)

Main Characteristics

European Burmese are medium sized, elegant cats. They have a more well muscled, angular shape than the american burmese. Their short, fine, glossy coat can be brown, blue, chocolate, lilac, red, cream, seal tortie, blue tortie, chocolate tortie, or lilac tortie in colour.


European Burmese are friendly and relaxed.


If you are considering a European Burmese as a pet, consider the following points:
They require light grooming
They are sedate
They are gregarious

Interesting Facts

The American Burmese and the European Burmese are subgroups of the Burmese breed of cat. Most cat registries do not recognize the two subgroups and they are defined under the Burmese breed standard.

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