Burmilla Longhair : Beauty with fluffy plume

Burmilla Longhair : Beauty with fluffy plume
What is so attractive Burmilla Longhair.Brisk and playful cat with a charming attractive face.

quite a long time, breeders have tried to get a breed of cats with long and very bushy tail.These efforts were successful enough: such signs has many rocks.It derived in recent years should be attributed Burmilla longhaired.

history of the breed: Burmilla Longhair

In 1980 breeders from Australia noticed that by crossing Burmese and Persian breeds of kittens may appear with a silvery color and long hair.One of the nurseries set the goal of their breeding and recognition of international organizations.Several years of hard work yielded results: the new breed was represented at the exhibition in Sydney.

Cat charmed present an unusual view and a fluffy tail, wool which has been at least twice as long as the whole body.She was named "Australian Tiffany."First, the various cat organizations refused to recognize a new breed, arguing that the animals were the offspring of Persian cats with minor changes in appea


took several more years to prove the emergence of a new breed.In 1999, the FA NSW recognized her and gave a new name - Burmilla Longhair.breed standard was developed.It is said that this breed is still not recognized by the FIFe and WCF, and the French LOOF organization still calls her Tiffany.

In 2005 Burmilla Longhair won the National Exhibition cats in Australia.She is the winner of a large variety of shows throughout the world.

This breed is not widely used in Europe and America.The reason should be regarded as its short existence, since the cat is very beautiful and elegant.Get a pair of unsterilized animals want a lot of nurseries worldwide.

Appearance longhair Burmilla

  • Burmilla Longhair has a proportional body.
  • size medium, weighing less than 5 kg.
  • When viewed in profile, it will be some noticeable roundness of chest.
  • Back straight, legs are thin and muscular.
  • Forepaws less long than the rear.
  • Pads are rounded, the standard is not regulated by their color, so it can be any.
  • For this breed is characterized by a straight line and a long tail.To her he rounded tip and tapers.
  • oval head and tapering.

There are several features of the skull structure.The main is that the head is at the level of the eyebrows is wide enough and gradually tapers to the jaw.All the features of the faces are rounded and relaxed.On the nose may present a lump, but it is highly undesirable and may result in disqualification of the animal.

Ears quite wide apart and slightly inclined forward.This trait is inherited from the Burmese cat.Middle ear sizes, the triangular tips, but may be slightly rounded.

eyes are large and set wide apart.The standard defines a set of allowed colors.It's all shades of green, amber or tortoiseshell.Other colors can be regarded as an impurity in the rock, which will lead to disqualification.

The coat is of medium length, silky to the touch and seem weightless.There are several options for colors, shades most preferably silver.Particularly long hair growing on the tail, forming a kind of loop.

Among the main reasons for disqualification can be identified invalid eye color, stocky physique and shaggy coat.


cats Longhair Burmilla has a docile nature.She is not aggressive and quite calm.It does not conflict with other pets, but may start to be jealous because of the attention of the owner.

At a young age is very mobile and playful.Distinguished musicality and sense of rhythm.Gradually it is becoming more calm and loves to spend time in contemplation of his surroundings.

cats of this breed love to walk in the open air.The ideal location of content is considered a house with a private area.

Care breed

should pay particular attention to the wool, since it is difficult to own a cat to keep it clean.The ideal spacing between carding - 2-3 days.During molting need to take care of hair in the morning and evening.

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