Birman cat, Cecil

AGE: 5 months
SEX: Male
HOME: Holt, ACT
WEIGHT: ?
BED SIZE: 30
BED STYLE: Snug Set
COLOURS:
TOP: Metro Blue
SIDE: Black/Grey stripe
POUCH: Metro Blue
TRIM: Maize

  • Cecil is a very snug cat on his pet bed
    Cecil is a very snug cat on his pet bed

Cecil’s bed has arrived safely thanks, Marjorie

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Learn more about the Birman Cat:

The Birman, also called the “Sacred Cat of Burma”, is a domestic cat breed. The Birman is a long-haired, colorpointed cat distinguished by a silky coat, deep blue eyes and contrasting white “gloves” on each paw.
The breed name is derived from Birmanie, the French form of Burma. The Birman breed was first recognized in France by the Cat Club de France in 1925, then in England by the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy (GCCF) in 1966 and in United States by the Cat Fanciers’ Association (CFA) in 1967. It is also recognized by the Canadian Cat Association (CCA), and by The International Cat Association (TICA) in 1979.
There is no clear record of the breed’s origin. They are most often claimed to have originated as the companions of temple priests in Northern Burma in the Mount of Lugh. There are many stories extant of how the cats first came to France, including pairs of cats being given as a reward for helping defend a temple, or being smuggled out of Burma by a Vanderbilt. Another pair of Birmans (or a pregnant female called Poupée de Maldapour) were said to have been stolen and later imported to France by Thadde Haddisch. The first traces of historical Birmans go back to a Mme Leotardi in the city of Nice in France.

For local clubs try these links: Club of Australasia, Queensland or NSW

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