Are Siamese Cats For You?
Why Choose Siamese?
So you have decided that it is time to invite a kitten into your family. After much thought and consideration you have decided that you would love a Siamese kitten as a pet. But is a Siamese the right cat for you?
Siamese are often described as the extroverts of the cat world! They are fun loving and mischievous well into adulthood. Siamese want to be involved in everything you are doing. Whether you are reading a book, typing your emails or sorting your paperwork, your Siamese will always be on hand to ‘help’. Siamese crave attention and dislike being left alone for long periods of time. If you are going to be out for the majority of the day it would probably be best to keep two Siamese kittens. Generally Siamese and Oriental breeds enjoy the company of others they are brought up with.
Most Siamese cats are very vocal and you can ‘chat’ with your cat all day long. Be warned though she is likely to insist on ‘having the last word’. The Siamese call is often very loud and has been compared to the sound of a baby crying. Some people find this trait endearing, others find it harder to deal with. Do not worry! Some Siamese are louder than others and many just like the sound of their own voice! Your Siamese is not in pain she is more likely to be calling for your attention.
Siamese are wonderfully loving and stunningly beautiful cats. They often become very attached to one or two people and never fail to make you feel loved. Siamese are a highly intelligent breed of cat and will work out how to do things such as open doors and steal food! Many quickly learn how to play fetch and walk on a harness. Some Siamese cats can be rather ‘highly strung’ and may require a little more patience.
But all in all if you are looking for a high energy, entertaining companion who will fall in love with you then Siamese if probably the breed for you. If you are looking for a quiet lapcat who will want the occasional cuddle then you may want to reconsider your choice of breed!