The Asian Cat
Asian Cat Breed History
The origins of the asian cat go back to a "blissful mistake" in 1981 between a Burmese and a Chinchilla. The asian are now a large group of cat breeds which include the Burmilla, the Asian Smoke, the Asian Tabbies, the Asian Self and Tortie, plus the Bombay and the semi-longhaired Tiffanie.
Asian Cat Breed Behaviour
One of the few breeds which actually state in the breed standard they must be of good temperament.
Much like the Burmese, the Asians are extremely affectionate and friendly cats. They are very outgoing and inquisitive although slightly less rambunctious than the burmese.
Asian Cat Breed Characteristics
Coat: Short [except Tiffanies]
Compatibility with children: Medium
Compatibility with other cats: High
Compatibility with other animals: High
Asian Cat Breed Colours
Various [and possibly endless]
Asian Cat Breed Average Life Span
Approximately 15 years
- Moderate grooming required
- Health Problems
- Similar Breeds
Burmilla: An Asian Shorthair with a light coloured coat tipped with a contrasting colour.
Bombay: An Asian Shorthair with a black coat.
Asian Kittens For Sale in the UK
If you're looking for Asian kittens for sale in the UK, then our list of breeders below often have kittens available to buy.
- Aneski - Aneski are breeders of pedigree Egyptian Mau kittens and Asian cat breeds, based in Exmouth, Devon, south west England.
- GEM's Burmillas - Burmilla and Asian Cat Breeders based in East Sussex UK.
- Kimani Cats - Breeders of Bombay, Asian and Burmese. Based in the New Forest, Hampshire.
- Rushbrooke Asian Cats - UK Asian Cat, Burmese Cat and Tiffanie Cat Breeders, Rushbrooke Asians, Burmese and Tiffanies are cat breeders of quality cats from premier lines, producing most of the colour variations. We are located in Suffolk, England and are GCCF registered.
- Vervain - Reputable breeder of Burmese cats, Asian cats, Ocicats and LaPerm cats in the UK. Our cats and kittens are cared for in a loving environment and are bred for excellent health, good looks and affectionate temperament.