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Burmese Kittens - Information on the Nature and Price of Blue, European and Brown Burmese Kitten

The Burmese cat breed was started when a naval doctor brought a cat from Burma and bred it with a seal point Siamese.

This breed was recognized in 1936 but this recognition was then withdrawn on account of dilution with the Siamese cat breed. It was again recognized some years later.

Blue, European and Brown Burmese Kittens

The Burmese cat breeds are known for their short and glossy coat which feels fine and soft when touched. This is a medium sized breed with a strong body. The tail is of medium length.

Ten coat colors are recognized by the breed organization. In most cats, the eyes are gold or yellow. However the color of the eyes may vary.

Blue burmese kittens are part of the same breed. The actual color of these cats is a charcoal hue which may have some blue hints.

Originally, there were only brown burmese kittens. The selective breeding that continued through the years led to the different colors of these cats.

The Burmese breed is divided into two groups, American and British Burmese. Some cat registries, however, do not recognize this classification. Those that recognize it refer to the British type as european burmese kittens. Burmese cats are known to be affectionate and friendly.  They are not considered to be outdoor cats and are known to have certain dog characteristics. They are also known to be quite vocal. Burmese cats are described as alert, intelligent and lively. Cats that stay in the house should have yearly veterinarian visits. Those who stay outdoors may require a visit to the vet about 4 times in a year.

Nature and Price of Burmese Kitten

Burmese kittens are available for sale. The price of a burmese kitten in based on the bloodline, markings and color. Burmese kittens must not be taken away from the mother until they attain an age of 12 to 16 weeks. During that time, various important developmental milestones are reached in terms of mental, physical and emotional growth. Separating the kittens from the mother during this stage may hamper development and contribute to behavioral and health problems.

Separation of kittens from the mother at a very young age can lead to problems in weight gain. Inadequate intake of mother’s milk can also lead to weakening of the immune system. The kittens may also experience eating and digestion problems. The socialization with other cats and even human beings can also be hampered. All these factors may vary from cat to cat.

  Submitted on November 16, 2011