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Bombay

Bombay

The Bombay cat is medium built, with a glossy, jet black coat that shimmers like patent leather. Its head has a gently rounded dome, rounded ears and a broad blunt muzzle. The beautiful copper/gold eyes are set well apart and are full and expressive. The body is firm and muscular with a strong straight back. The nose leather and eye rims are black and the paw pads are black or dark brown.

The need-to-know
  • Calm cat
  • Sociable and dependent cat
  • Somehow talkative cat
  • Average build cat breed
  • Requires grooming once a week
  • Great family cat
Bombay cat is lying on the flowers field

Personality

Cats in the Asian cat breed group are extremely friendly and affectionate. Bombay cats have unique voices and are usually very vocal. They are not a traditional.

Bombay is standing on the balcony

History and Origins

Country of Origin: Britain and USA

The Bombay cat is one of the Asian group of cats brought about by breeders attempting to create cats of Burmese type, in colours not recognised in the Burmese.

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