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How to look after a Burmese | Kellyville Pets

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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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CARE GUIDE © Copyright 2016 Kellyville Pets - All information found in this care guide is based upon our own experience. The information provided is not the only information available. In any medical situations,  you should always consult your vet, including questions regarding your pet's diet.