About the Balinese Cat Breed
Balinese Cat History:
The long-haired cousin to the Siamese, the Balinese cat combines the effortless grace and fine lines of the Siamese with a long, silky coat. This coat was originally considered to be an undesirable trait among US Siamese breeders when it first appeared in the 1950’s. But when two long-haired Siamese cats were bred together, it was discovered that the longhaired Siamese was actually a true breed.
Balinese Cat Appearance and Character:
The Balinese, so named for the beauty and grace of Balinese dancers, can be compared to the Himalayan, but possesses the fine, long lines of the Siamese. Unlike the Himalayan, the soft and silky coat of the Balinese requires much less grooming.
Balinese are wonderful companions! They are affectionate, inquisitive, intelligent, playful and gentle with the people they love. Balinese are very sociable, and like very much to spend time with their humans. Balinese cats are exquisite creatures that display four colors; seal-point, chocolate-point, blue-point and lilac-point.