A sensitive soul who craves company

Playful and intelligent, the Burmese cat craves company and can show great sensitivity to its owner's moods and feelings. This is definitely a breed which needs a lot of human contact and mental stimulation to stay healthy and happy. With the right amount of love and play, this cat will be a well-behaved friend with just a hint of an attitude.

Vital Stats

Size: Medium
Coat: Sleek and glossy
Life span: 15+ years
Personality: Fun-loving, energetic, sociable
Size medium Coat short
Life span 15+years
Burmese personality and temperament

Burmese Personality & Temperament

Intelligent, loyal and more than a little bit puppy-like, the Burmese is one of the most fun cat breeds!

Burmese food and diet

Food & Diet

Like all cats, Burmese will thrive on a balanced diet, but be aware, this vocal cat can be fussy!

Burmese grooming and coat care

Burmese Grooming & Coat Care

Burmese are generally low-maintenance when it comes to grooming and shed much less than other breeds.

Burmese training and behaviour

Burmese Training & Behaviour

Burmese cats are intelligent and playful and will relish the chance to learn new things and bond with their owners.

Burmese before you buy

What to know before you buy or rehome an Burmese cat

Burmese cats are excellent companions - but make sure you’ve thought about the below points before welcoming one into your family.

Burmese insurance considerations

Burmeses sometimes suffer with certain health conditions and may require treatment. Petplan cat insurance offers peace of mind that they will always be protected.

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