Siamese Cats

Blue-eyed Siamese catsThe Siamese cat is one of the first recognized breeds of Oriental cat.

While the exact origins of the breed are unknown, they are believed to come from Southeast Asia, descended from the sacred temple cats of Siam (modern day Thailand).

In Thailand, where the Siamese are one of several native breeds, they are called “Moon Diamond”. This type of cat became one of the most popular breeds of cat in Europe and North America.

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