Often confused with the Burmese cat. Birman cats are gentle affectionate lap cats which likes company and great with all ages. Birman cats are generally pale with darker points, white paws and blue eyes. Birmans are considered one of the most intelligent cat breeds, they will investigate new surroundings and welcome new people to the home. Due to there gentle and affectionate nature, birman cats are easy to care for.
Birmans require moderate grooming to avoid fur knotting
Birman cats have been known to have blood, nervous and kidney problems
Birmans have been known as the sacred cat of burma or temple cats. Kept by priests in temples in Northern Burma in the Mount of Lugh