Balinese

Life expectancy

15 years

Height

Medium

Weight

4.5 kg

Coat texture

medium length / silky / fine / hardly any undercoat / bushy tail

Coat color

Light (dirty white) ground color, darker coat on limb, head, ears, tail and paws. Kittens are born white, they have their final color approximately after one year.

Common illnesses

hypertrophic cardiomyopathy / entropion / leukodystrophy

Food expenses per month in €

about € 48

Suitable for children

Rather yes

Compatible with other animals

Rather not

First cat suitable

Rather yes

Needs a balcony

Yes

Needs to go free

Rather not

Activity

High

Attention

Needs much attention

Care and grooming

Medium grooming effort

Nature

intelligent / playful / cuddly / communicative / sensitive / social / active

Common illnesses

hypertrophic cardiomyopathy / entropion / leukodystrophy

Place of origin

USA

Short description

Balinese cats are very intelligent and have a very feisty character. They love to cuddle, play and like to be mentally challenged. They can be little divas and are very communicative in order to indiciate what they want.

This information is indicative and adheres to the breed standard. Each animal is an individual and has a personal character, as well as its own needs. Thus, a breed is not a guarantee of certain behaviors, etc.