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  Siamese (cat) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Siamese cats often have a kink in their tails, because the original breeders saw that as a unique feature of the breed.
Siamese cats are generally believed to be highly intelligent (by cat standards), and their behaviour usually reflects this.
Many Siamese are cross-eyed to compensate for the abnormal uncrossed wiring of the optic chiasm, which is produced by the same albino allele that produces coloured points.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Siamese_cat   (665 words)

The Siamese breed has existed for many centuries although there is much disagreement as to their true origin.
This theory is reinforced by the similarities between Siamese and the cats of this region (kinked tails, svelt appearance, and long headed).
Ever since that time all Siamese cats have been born with a tiny kink at the end of their tails to hold the Princess' rings.
home1.gte.net /respa75m/jnjsiamese   (743 words)

 Siamese Cat
Animal Planet Siamese Cats - The Siamese is one of the oldest breeds of domestic cat and has a history as long and colorful as the cat itself.
Siamese Article - This article is provided as a public service by the Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks, in cooperation with the UAF research community.
Siamese Cattery - This is a small scale cattery in the south of Sweden.
www.siamese-cats.org /siamese-cats-clubs-associations.htm   (599 words)

 -Emperors Choice-
The Traditional Siamese (aka Applehead Siamese) is one of the oldest breeds of domestic cats.
Gould asked for a pair of Siamese cats, much to the king’s dismay, for these cats were only housed in temples and palaces of Siam.
Siamese seem to know they are descended from royalty.
siamese-cattery.tripod.com   (292 words)

 AllRefer.com - Siamese twins (Pathology) - Encyclopedia
Siamese twins, congenitally united organisms that are complete or nearly complete individuals.
Siamese twins remain attached at the abdomen, chest, back, or top of the head, depending on where the division of the ovum has failed.
The name Siamese twins derives from the most famous of conjoined male twins, Chang and Eng, born in Siam of Chinese parents in 1811.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/S/Siameset.html   (295 words)

The coldest areas of the body darken; this is why a Siamese cat living outside in winter is darker than one living inside.
Siamese cats are sensitive to cold and like comfort and thus apartment life.
Siamese kittens, who are obviously hyperactive and fearless, must be raised attentively.
www.furrycritter.com /resources/cats/Siamese.htm   (681 words)

 Traditional Siamese Breed FAQ
The Siamese is considered by many to be a "natural" breed - one that developed without the intervention of man. Pictures of seal-point Siamese cats appear in the manuscript "Cat-Book Poems", written in Siam (now Thailand) sometime between 1350 and 1700.
Enough purebred Siamese cats have interbred with domestic cats over the years that the gene which creates the pointing pattern is found in a large number of cats, and some may look Siamese when in fact they have very little Siamese blood in them.
The Siamese kitten is pure white at birth - the gene that produces the "points" on the face, paws, and tail is heat sensitive, and the point color gradually develops on the cooler parts of the body.
www.travelswithtigger.com /fanciers/trad-siamese-faq.html   (2441 words)

The Siamese is one of the oldest breeds of pedigreed cats.
Then Siamese appeared in Britain at the first modern style cat show in 1871 where they were described as "an unnatural nightmare kind of cat".
Siamese are typical of the Oriental group of cats.
www.catsunited.com /html/siamese.html   (419 words)

 Cat Fanciers' Association: Breed Profile: Siamese
Siamese have fascinated folks around the world since they were first officially exported from Thailand, or as it was known then Siam, in the late eighteen hundreds.
The long Siamese head is delineated by an absolutely straight profile and well aligned chin.
The DM title is achieved by the dam (mother) having produced five CFA grand champion/premier (alter) or DM offspring, or sire (father) having produced fifteen CFA grand champion/premier or DM offspring.
www.cfainc.org /breeds/profiles/siamese.html   (677 words)

 Breed Article: Siamese
The Siamese is a mainstay of the pedigreed cat world not only for its own distinct, intrinsic beauty, but also as an unsurpassed genetic wellspring to which many breeds owe their existence and, in some cases, continued well-being.
Accordingly, Siamese to be found in cat shows at present are much more representative of the breed and consistent in type because they are exhibited by breeders dedicated to preserving the finest attributes of this ancient cat.
Siamese do not tolerate isolation (or being ignored) well; they want to be a part of their owners’ lives, as they hold firmly to the belief that they are man’s best friend.
www.cfainc.org /breeds/profiles/articles/siamese.html   (1290 words)

 The Old Style Siamese   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Old-Style Siamese are affectionate and communicative, and possess the distinctive voice that is characteristic of the Siamese breed.
The breeders of Old-Style Siamese are dedicated to the preservation of the breed, and the majority concentrate as much on health and temperament as they do on confirmation when establishing their breeding programs.
Old-Style Siamese cats are treasured by owners who long for the Siamese they remember from years past, and devoted breeders are proud to be a part of preserving this historical, exceptional breed of cats.
www.pgaa.com /feline/general/siameseoldstyle.html   (421 words)

 Royal Canin Feline Breed Nutrition Siamese 38 Formula Cat Food
The Siamese is more prolific than average and kittens, who are hyperactive and fearless, must be raised attentively.
Innovative Solution: The unique, tubular shape of the Siamese 38™ kibble is easier to grasp with the incisors and encourages the cat to chew, resulting in a decelerated rate of ingestion which may help to control regurgitation.
Royal Canin Feline Breed Nutrition Siamese 38™ Formula for adult Siamese cats from 1 to 10 years of age is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) Cat Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance.
www.felinebreednutrition.com /siamese.htm   (599 words)

 Petnet - Responsible Ownership in Australia - Siamese Cat
The Siamese is for all those who want a full-on relationship with a character cat.
Legend has it that the Siamese were originally temple cats and received the souls of mortals upon their deaths.
The body colour of the Siamese can be frosty white or cream, and the "points" range from the original seal point to tabby, tortie, red, cream, blue, chocolate and lilac point.
www.petnet.com.au /cat/C116.html   (274 words)

Veley, who owned two of the original imported Siamese, wrote that her imported queen Mia was the rounder, heavier type, and her imported stud Pho was the slimmer, lither type (Franklin, 1995).
Siamese cats continued to be imported by English breeders into the early 20th century.
But we know for certain that many of the original imported Siamese and their first-generation descendants were moderately wedge-headed, moderately Oriental-style cats of a much more robust, more substantial, rounder, and less extreme type than the modern Siamese.
www.oldstylesiamese.com /history.html   (1789 words)

Siamese cats are great communicators and like no other cats speak both with their voice and with their body.
The Siamese cat is known for its long and slender body, dark, wedge shaped head, tail and legs, which stands in stark contrast to their light colored bodies.
Siamese cats are territorial and may bully less domineering cat breeds.
www.gopetsamerica.com /profiles/siamese.aspx   (410 words)

 Siamese Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Siamese cats can be "trained" and if you start when it's young enough, your feline can be taught to beg for food, do simple tricks and walk on a leash.
The Siamese cat is an old breed, and although its true origins are a bit obscure, most cat fanciers believe they have their roots in the East.
Siamese kittens are born white; the markings don't appear until the kittens are a couple of weeks old.
www.cat-e-corner.com /siamese_archives.htm   (1077 words)

Besides that the Siamese are also described in Sanskrit, but strangely enough there is no mention of the striking characteristic of the blue eyes.
The cat we call Siamese belongs to the luck bringers and is described as follows: “The upper part of the mouth, the tail, all four legs and ears are all coloured fl.
That the English Siamese looked different from their Siam counterparts type-wise in the thirties is obvious given the flourishing cat-fancy.
www.siamese.mundikat.nl /subweb/siamese/siamees/roots-e.htm   (3127 words)

 Siamese Rescue Metro - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Siamese Rescue Metro is a non-profit labor of love begun to fill the needs of abused, abandoned and surrendered Siamese cats on a local level.
The intelligence of a Siamese cat requires an owner who is willing and able to spend time every day with their pet playing interactive games that will challenge and stimulate their mind.
If you still think that a Siamese is for you, please enjoy the photographs and biographies of our rescued Siamese, fill out an application and return it to us.
www.charityadvantage.com /siamese/home.asp   (369 words)

 Siamese pedigree cat breed profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Siamese at SiamBaliRags Cattery are bred by Beatrice and Charles Dore.
Siamese were first officially exported from Thailand, or once known as the exotic Siam, in the late eighteen hundreds.
The Siamese is a small to medium sized slender and elegant cat with a long body, neck and tail with a long wedge shaped head.
www.catsinfo.com /siamese.html   (613 words)

 The History and Traits of the Siamese Cat
The Siamese cat was considered a receptacle for the dead person’s soul.
The Siamese cat is surrounded by controversy as far as what breed is considered the typical Siamese cat.
The Siamese is a quite intelligent cat, possessing brilliant blue eyes, with a lot of energy and becomes bored quite easily.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/siamese_cats/112317   (942 words)

 Misibo Siamese Cattery
Most potential buyers know exactly what they're looking for in a Siamese, however, for those who are attracted to the breed but have never been owned by a Siamese before, need to understand their options.
We recommend that potential Siamese owners familiarize themselves with all three styles and follow their heart in selecting the Siamese that is right for them.
Siamese are extremely intelligent, and each is unique in their own right.
www.misibo.com   (382 words)

 Siamese cats   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Several of the cats recently gave birth to a small legion of healthy kittens and Aree is pinning his hopes on these offspring _ they could spell success for his conservation efforts.
Aree said there were two main reasons for the extinction of Siamese cats: first was the secretive way in which the cats were bred and raised; and second was the difficulty of raising them.
His ultimate goal is to restore more of the Siamese cat species, an immense job because he will first need to find breeding stock for those rare species.
www.yabz.com /cats/post.html   (1616 words)

 Siamese Rescue - Main Website
Siamese and Siamese mixes form exceptionally close emotional bonds with their humans and, more than any other breed, may suffer enormous emotional grief and trauma when they lose their homes and end up in shelters.
This nationwide effort to rescue Siamese before they are euthanized at shelters requires an enormous amount of time, energy, and money.
Siamese Rescue of KS was the first licensed Siamese Rescue organization.
www.siameserescue.org   (514 words)

 The Nature of Siamese
Applehead Siamese are the original cats of the Royal Family of Siam, whose king gave them away as gifts to favored relatives and friends.
Furthermore, there is also a classic Siamese that is usually created by breeding a traditional Siamese with a modern Siamese.
For the history and legend of the Siamese, we wish to acknowledge Sally Franklin and her book, "The Complete Siamese" (1995).
www.siamese-cats.com /siameseNature.htm   (382 words)

 Siamese Cats
Siamese cats are fascinating creatures, both in temperament and appearance.
Siamese cats are very graceful, lithe, and athletic.
One of the most distinctive features of the Siamese cat breed is their voice.
www.siamese-cats.org   (244 words)

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was started in 1995, by Siamese cat owner Sheelagh Le Cocq, after she had spent several years searching for a Traditional Siamese to replace her beloved cat Sandy, who had died at the venerable age of 18.
These people, like Sheelagh, were looking for the type of Siamese they had known and loved in the past, as opposed to the Modern cats seen today on the show bench.
The TSCA caters for lovers of the “Traditional” (also known as “Applehead”) and the “Classic” type of Siamese and are responsible for getting cats of these types on exhibition at a growing number of cat shows in the UK, thanks to a dedicated number of members.
members.lycos.co.uk /TSCA   (418 words)

 Siamese: FBRL Breed Page
The Siamese is one of the oldest recognized and established breeds of cat.
The first known Siamese cat was imported from Bangkok as a gift from the consul of Siam to the wife of President Rutherford B. Hayes and lived in the White House.
The Siamese is distinguished by its brilliant blue eyes and its colored "points" (ears, face, tail and feet) which provide a striking contrast to its light-colored body.
www.breedlist.com /siamese-breeders.html   (483 words)

 I-Love-Cats.com - Siamese Cats
The Siamese is a contradiction in terms being both elegant withgorgeous coloring and mischievous and energetic.
The eyes of the Siamese are always blue, the deeper and more vivid the better.The legs are long and slender.
The Siamese is known to be high strong andactive, always moving.
www.i-love-cats.com /Breeds/siamese.htm   (416 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: Siamese Cats: Everything About Acquisition, Care, Nutrition, Behavior, Health Care, and Breeding/a ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Like many Siamese lovers, Marjorie McCann Collier regards the breed as distinctly unique, and the first third of her manual consists of pointing out this supposed uniqueness through a host of personal antidotes.
Throughout the manual Collier writes in a casual, rather chatty style that is always easy to read and often amusing, but which can become a bit cloying at times--and I regretted that she did not include at least a brief survey of the breed's history, which is quite interesting.
It gives a priceless and sensitive insight to the intelligence and mannerisms of a Siamese cat that also explains the reasons and breeding history behind their perceived "quirks" that makes it all make sense, and opens you up to the joy of being owned by a Siamese...
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0812047648?v=glance   (1242 words)

Gotier Siamese represent decades of careful breeding and 28 years of blending our foundation American Siamese with the imported bloodlines of 18 Australian, British and New Zealand Siamese resulting in our unique genepool.
We of Gotier Siamese are pleased to announce that we are working with our 18th generation of Gotier Siamese representing years of careful selection as we try to work with cats who will contribute to the betterment of the Siamese breed.
Two purebred Siamese, CFA registered, one sweeter than the next, both exhibit fine type, they are sturdy and full of themselves plus their color is great.
www.awdesign1.com /gotier   (412 words)

 Siamese System
The idea behind the Siamese System is to transparently integrate a PC with an Amiga, and in doing so, give the Amiga access to some of the cool things modern day PCs can do (that the Amiga WOULD do if it werent for horrific mismanagement).
Siamese RTG today (15th Jan 97) proved the feasability of controlling OpenGL (TM) from the Amiga.
Siamese System 1.5 was open ended on the Amiga side, now this is being extended to the PC side as well.
www.users.dircon.co.uk /~pnolan/siamese.html   (1638 words)

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