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Birman Breeders Lexington KY

Birman is a breed of cat that is large, long built with silky hair, darker points of face, legs and tail. The cat is gentle, active, playful, quiet. Please read on to find out more about temperament, home breeding, brief history and fun facts about this amiable pet.

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(859) 543-1188
1945 Pavillon Way
Lexington, KY
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Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
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Lexington, KY
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Lexington, KS
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Pet Supermarket
(859) 313-5303
2307 Nicholasville Rd
Lexington, KY

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(859) 269-2417
3101 Richmond Rd Ste 201
Lexington, KY

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310 East Brannon Road
Nicholasville, KY
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Eastland Pet Shop
(859) 231-8869
1301 Winchester Rd Ste 225
Lexington, KY

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(859) 277-0204
2601 Regency Rd Ste B
Lexington, KY

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306 Southland Dr
Lexington, KY

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Birman

Physical Description

  • Large, long build
  • Silky hair
  • Color is usually light with gold overtones
  • Points of face, legs and tail are darker
  • Round, blue eyes
  • White feet

Temperament

  • Gentle, active, playful, quiet

At Home

  • Does best indoors
  • Needs sufficient scratching device
  • Declawing is not recommended
  • Kittens are available after 12-16 weeks

Brief History

  • Probably originated in Burma
  • Considered sacred companion cat of the Kittah priests
  • A legend about the Birman cat and its priest describes how it developed its colors
  • The modern breed developed from two Birman cats shipped from Burma to France around 1919
  • World War II almost eradicated the breed, but breeders protected them by crossing with other breeds
  • Recognized by the Cat Fanciers' Association in 1967

Grooming

  • Trim nails regularly

Medical Conditions

  • Needs boosters by 12 weeks old
  • Annual vet visit for checkups is important


While the listed ailments may be common in this breed, not all members of the breed suffer from these conditions. Responsible breeders screen for orthopedic and genetic diseases....

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