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Burmilla Cat Breed

Burmilla Cat Breed

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Burmilla Cat Breed
Burmilla Cat Breed

Physical Attributes of Burmilla Cats Breed


Medium length and size. Rounded chest of medium width. Back straight from shoulder to the rump.


The gently rounded top of the head with medium width between the ears; wide at eyebrow level and jaw hinge, tapering to a brief, blunt wedge. The profile shows a mild dip. Tip of nose and chin should be in line. Chin is firm with good depth.


Medium to large, broad at base with slightly rounded tips; set with slight forward tilt in profile. Viewed from the front, the outer line of ear continues that of the face.


Large; placed well apart at slightly oblique setting; curved upper line angled toward nose with fuller curved lower line. Luminous and expressive, outlined with a basic color. Color any shade of green; yellow tinge is often seen in kittens and cats under two years aged.


Legs slender with strong bones. Feet neat and oval.


Medium to long with medium thickness at base; tapering to a rather rounded tip.


The pattern is more important than color. Patterns: Chinchilla/shaded, hairs evenly tipped with appropriate color; Chinchilla, tipping about 1/8 of entire hair length; shaded, tipping about 1/3 of complete hair length. Colors: blue, chocolate, lavender (lilac), silver, sable, champagne, platinum, blue-cream, blue cream sepia, cream, shell, cameo, sepia, blue sepia, blue cream sepia, sepia cameo, shell sepia cameo, cream sepia cameo, cream shell sepia cameo, and tortoiseshell.


Fine and silky coat medium-long, except over the shoulders, without a woolly undercoat. Ear tufts, furnishings, and full tail plume.


Short with a silky texture; smooth lying with sufficient undercoat to offer 

a slight lift.

History of Burmilla Cats Breed

The Burmilla is another example of the accidental creation of a replacement cat breed. The unplanned mating between a Burmese and a chinchilla Persian in England in 1981 produced four black shaded female kittens with short, thick coats. The breeder realized how attractive such a breed might be and went on to develop what became referred to as the Burmilla.

The Burmilla is recognized by Britain’s Governing Council of the Cat Fancy and Europe’s Federation Internationale Feline. The breed entered the Cat Fanciers Association Miscellaneous Class in February 2011.

Personality of Burmilla Cats Breed

The Burmilla brings together aspects of the Burmese and therefore the Persian into one sweet, friendly package. he's quietly affectionate and delicate but more extroverted than the standard Persian. he's adventurous but a touch of a klutz, so put away breakables when he's around.

Burmillas remain playful into adulthood. They love their people, but they aren’t excessively demanding of attention. When a lap is out there, though, the Burmilla is there.

Care of Burmilla Cats Breed

The Burmilla’s short, smooth coat is straightforward to groom with weekly brushing or combing to get rid of dead hairs. a shower is never necessary. Brush or comb a longhaired Burmilla two or 3 times every week.

Brush the teeth to stop periodontitis. Daily dental hygiene is best, but weekly brushing is best than nothing. Trim the nails weekly. Wipe the corners of the eyes with a soft, damp cloth to get rid of any discharge. Use a separate area of the material for every eye so you don’t run the danger of spreading any infection.

Check the ears weekly. If they appear dirty, wipe them out with a plant disease or soft damp cloth moistened with a 50-50 mixture of vinegar and warm water. Avoid using cotton swabs, which may damage the inside of the ear.

Keep the litter box spotlessly clean. Cats are very particular about bathroom hygiene.

It’s an honest idea to stay a Burmilla as an indoor-only cat to guard him from diseases spread by other cats, attacks by dogs or coyotes, and therefore the other dangers that face cats who go outdoors, like being hit by a car. Burmillas who go outdoors also run the danger of being stolen by someone who would really like to possess such a gorgeous cat without paying for it.
Burmilla Cat Breed
Burmilla Cat Breed

Coat Color And Grooming

Besides their sweet personalities, Burmillas stand out for his or her coats, which have a silver-white background color that's tipped or shaded with a contrasting color. In Burmillas with a tipped pattern, the color recommendations on 1/8 of the whole hair length and is evenly distributed, giving the coat a sparkling appearance. Burmillas with tipped coats generally look lighter than Burmillas with shaded coats. within the shaded pattern, about 1/3 of the hair shaft is shaded, which is why the shaded cats look darker. Colors in both tipped and shaded patterns include black, brown, lilac, blue, chocolate, cream, red and tortoiseshell.

The silky coat is often shorthaired or longhaired. Longhairs may have ear tufts and a totally plumed tail.

In all other respects, they appear very similar to the ECU Burmese with a gently rounded head that tapers to a brief, blunt wedge; medium-size to large ears with slightly rounded tips that tilt forward a bit; large eyes which will be any shade of green; and a medium-sized body with slender legs, neat oval paws, and a tail that tapers to a rounded tip.

Children And Other Pets

The gentle and playful Burmilla is compatible with life with families with children and cat-friendly dogs. He can learn tricks, enjoys interactive toys, and loves the eye he receives from children who treat him politely and with respect. Supervise young children and show them the way to pet the cat nicely. rather than holding or carrying the cat, have them sit on the ground and pet him. Always introduce any pets, even other cats, slowly and during a controlled setting.