Genetics Of Siamese Cat , Siamese Cat Traits

Siamese Cat Traits

Siamese Cat Traits

Siamese cats make good companions and pets and are gaining popularity in America as the most desired breed for cat lovers as pets. Many traits of this breed have changed over the last three hundred years of its existence but many of the traits are still intact. More...

Genetics Of Siamese Cat

Genetics Of Siamese Cat

The Siamese cats carry the genes called ‘Himalayan genes’ which is also found in other animals like mice and rabbits. Mutation in one of the chromosome, ‘C locus’ causes the partial albinism in the Siamese cats. When this recessive gene for color is in two doses, the blue color of the eyes of the Siamese breed will show up. More..

 

Color Of Siamese Cat

Color Of Siamese Cat

The Siamese cats have a coat which usually comes in cream color with contrasting points. This is accepted world wide as the standard color of the breed. The patches are restricted to tail, nose, ears and paws. This color pattern is attributed to mutation of enzymes that are responsible for the production of melanin. These enzymes work well when the body temperature is normal and the surrounding temperature is cool. Their legs and face are pointed since these are well cooled by their sinuses. More...

 

Siamese Cat History

Siamese Cat History

There are many theories regarding the origin of the Siamese cats. Since its physical appearance is close to that of the cat goddess of Egypt, many believe that Siamese cats originated in Egypt. But this is not proven. More...