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Balinese-Javanese

A Siamese in every nature except for her long, silky ermine coat, the Balinese, also known as the Javanese, has a distinctive luxurious tail plume. This long, slender cat is lithe but muscular. An easygoing breed with a clownlike personality, the Balinese adores people. This regal, aristocratic, intelligent cat is talkative, though less vocal than the Siamese. A healthy breed, the Balinese can live up to 20 years.
Living Considerations
  • Not hypoallergenic
Did you know?
The long, elegant body of the Balinese prompted the breed being named after the graceful dancers from the island of Bali.
Balinese-Javanese
  • Size Medium, with males weighing 5.5 to 7.5 kilograms and females weighing 3.5 to 5.5 kilograms
  • Coat Medium
  • Temperament Active, affectionate, demands attention
  • Grooming Monthly
  • Shedding Yes
  • Vocalisation Talkative