| Country of Origin
||USA & Canada
| Date of Origin
||2.5 - 5.5 Kgs (6 - 12 lbs)
Tonkinese are medium sized, slender cats that have a wedge-shaped head and large wide-set ears. Their short, sleek coats can be the following colours:
Self and tortie mink: brown, chocolate, red, blue, lilac, cream, brown tortie, chocolate tortie, blue tortie, lilac tortie, cinnamon, fawn, pointed and sepia patterns.
Tabbies (all patterns): as above
Tonkinese are sociable and intelligent.
If you are considering an Tonkinese as a pet, consider the following points:
They require light grooming
They are active
They are gregarious
Tonkinese were once called:
Tonk is a common nickname for Tonkinese.