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10 Traditional Siamese Breed: Care and Training




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This article is from the Traditional Siamese Breed FAQ, by Laura Gilbreath lgil@cts.com.

10 Traditional Siamese Breed: Care and Training

Traditional Siamese are not delicate cats, and typically are very
healthy with very good appetites. Most breeders recommend a
high-quality dry food, and most cats can eat when they like without
becoming overweight. Middle-aged cats (5-10) are the most likely to
have weight problems, which can usually be controlled by switching to
a low-calorie food.

Traditional Siamese require very little grooming on the owner's part -
the cat is able to keep itself clean and well-groomed. Still, most
cats enjoy the sensation of being brushed or combed, and this is a
good way to remove excess fur and keep it from ending up on your
clothes or your furniture. Traditional Siamese do not shed
excessively.

Most Siamese cats reach sexual maturity at an early age - it is not
uncommon for a female to experience her first heat at the age of 5
months. Spaying is recommended by the age of 6 months, and neutering
at the age of 6 months or even earlier. If neutered at an early age,
males generally do not spray.



 

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