Do Siamese cats come from Thailand?

What breed of cats are native to Thailand?

Thai cat

Thai
Other names Standardised breed: Old-Style Siamese Wichien Maat
Common nicknames Applehead, Traditional Siamese, Classic Siamese
Origin Thailand (originally); Europe and North America (redevelopment)
Foundation bloodstock Western Siamese, backcrossed with indigenous wichienmaat

Do all Siamese cats have blue eyes?

Siamese cats are always pointed, and this is the only breed that will always have blue eyes. Within the breed, there are variations in eye color. For example, the eyes of a Seal Point Siamese can be a deep blue shade while those of a Lilac Point Siamese usually are a paler, grayer shade of blue.

Do Siamese cats like to be held?

One of the most affectionate breeds you will ever encounter, Siamese cats like to be held. And cuddled. And because they love heights, they’ll climb you like a cat tree! An outgoing people-cat, they thrive on physical closeness and will give as good as they get.

What is unique about Siamese cats?

Siamese cats are one of the most beautiful cat breeds. They look tremendously unique with their long slim body, bright blue eyes, and colour points on several parts of the body, triangular shape ears, apple shape face and long pointed tail.

What do cats mean in Thai culture?

If you’re a cat lover visiting Thailand, you’re in luck (literally.) Thai culture has a traditionally entrenched respect for all-things-feline, with some Buddhists even believing that cats are holy creatures, claiming that the soul embodied in a cat is in its final state before reaching nirvana.

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