The typical Birman cat's personality is affectionate, friendly, gentle, and curious. Because they have such an easy-going and kind demeanor, these cats are an excellent choice for families with children or households with other cats or dogs.
Burmans are one of the cutest cat breeds. In fact, they do not limit their love to humans. Burmese cats do well with other household pets and are known to cuddle with dogs.
Despite her long hair, she sheds very little and only needs brushing once or twice a week. Birmans generally have good teeth, and you can keep them perfect by brushing them at least twice a week!
Birmans are generally kept as indoor cats and most are happy to be just that, a house cat, but some may enjoy going outside. If they are allowed outside, make sure the space is closed and safe for them to explore.
Some Burmese cats have this instinct to give short naps, usually when they feel very excited or feel a strong bond with their owner. Birman cats often use this as another form of communication, to let you know they want attention, and these bites can also occur during play sessions.
Because they are so attached to humans, Burmans can get lonely and bored if left alone all day, so if the house is empty during the day, they have two cats, or another animal companion, to entertain each other.
Fortunately, Birman cats are relatively healthy and do not suffer from any major conditions. But, common health concerns that plague other cats are things to watch out for. These include obesity, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and kidney disease.
Between: 9-13 yrs.
Birmans are active, playful cats that love companionship from people, other animals, and children. Easy to train, Burman cats are described as dog-like in their behavior. They drag toys and blankets around the house and greet you at the door as a dog would.
Generally, a Birman cat costs between $600 and $1,200. However, this price range will depend on various factors such as the reputation of the breeder, the health of the cat's parents, and the overall bloodline quality.
Burmese are very social and happy to join in your daily activities. They are less suited to climbing and jumping to high places, preferring to hang out at ground level or on couches. Birmans have a playful side and will lounge or chase when engaged, but prefer to lounge with their family.
You can also use a drinking fountain. Birman cats in particular love to drink running water. Make sure your cat has more than one water supply in case she throws up on the first cat. You don't want your Burmese cat to go without water.
Bred as close companion cats, the Birman is an easy pet to be around and will gel with ease in most households. This is why Birmans are a popular choice for first-time cat owners. Their coats are the most beautiful of any cat breed and their temperament is hard to beat. Read more.....