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This comprehensive care guide will show you how to look after a Burmese with some easy steps

Fast Facts:

How long will my Burmese live? 14-18 years

What will my cats energy levels be like? High

How big will my Burmese grow? 4-7kg 

What amount will my Burmese shed? Low

Burmese Temperament

Burmese are a people-oriented breed that crave attention from their owners. They are an incredibly affectionate, friendly and playful breed, often learning to fetch toys much the same as a dog.

Burmese are an intelligent, sweet natured and social breed who will follow you around the house demanding a pat or cuddle. They don’t do well by themselves for extended periods of time, so a best suited to owners that are home often, or in a multi-cat household.

They can be fairly vocal often greeting you when you come home, or telling you when they want something. Burmese are good with children and insist on being a part of what’s going on, making them a great family pet.

Burmese Health Issues

Diabetes: A metabolic disease in which the blood sugar levels are elevated over a long period of time. If left untreated, it can cause long term complications such as kidney failure, foot ulcers, eye damage, stroke and cardiovascular disease.

Hypokalaemia: A condition in which the bloods potassium concentration is low. This can result in elevated blood pressure, constipation, muscle weakness, mylagia and muscle cramps.


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