How to Identify a Burmese Cat

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Monitor the cat’s health.,
Observe the cat’s behavior.,
Listen to the cat.,
Get a genetic test.

Burmese cats are generally healthy, though they might be prone to gingivitis. They might also be predisposed to an inheritable condition known as hypokalemia, or low potassium. This condition causes weakness in the skeleton. It could cause localized weakness or fragility (for instance, weakness in the cat’s back or limbs), or it might be throughout the whole skeleton.Cats with hypokalaemia will require potassium supplements.
Your breeder should screen for this test before you obtain the cat from them.

, Burmese cats are energetic, playful, and friendly. They tend to seek out attention and affection, and readily make friends with both people and other pets. If your cat enjoys being stroked and held, it might be a Burmese cat., Burmese cats tend to vocalize somewhat more than most other cats.Their meows are soft and sweet., If you still cannot identify your cat as a Burmese after careful observation of its appearance and behavior, you could get a DNA test to discover it is, in fact, a Burmese. To perform a genetic test, a vet will have to swab the inside of your cat’s cheek to get some cells. The genes in the cells will then be compare against a known Burmese genome for similarities. If you’re interested in getting a DNA test, contact your vet.Genetic tests are not 100% accurate.

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