Characteristics of the Bombay cat

Bombay breed cat

Although its name makes us immediately think of India, the truth is that this breed of cats It was intentionally created in the United States by breeder Nikki Horner. With this, the aim was to obtain a completely black breed with soft fur, for which a sable Burmese and a black American cat were crossed. The result was the beautiful Bombay cat, which was immediately baptized with that name because of its great resemblance to a Bombay black panther.

This breed has a average size, with strong and compact muscles. Males tend to be slightly larger than females. It has short legs and a thick, straight tail, medium long. Its thick fur it is entirely glossy black, very smooth, short and without curls. 

While the head of the Bombay cat It has a rather rounded appearance but without sharp angles. It has nice ears, slightly inclined and rounded at the tips, which together with the eyes, large and copper or gold in color, give a very expressive character to the face of this breed.

Bombay breed cat

As to comportamiento, Bombay cat breed It is characterized by being little vocal, but very affectionate, and although they are not very inclined to physical activity, becoming completely lazy, these cats will not hesitate to show affection for their family, especially at game time, since this activity is very given.

And another issue that you should control is its appetite, because these cats are known to be a breed of greedy that will devour everything they can, and if you add to this their little taste for exercise, it may result that your cat suffers obesity Or any eating disorder. Giving you a Diet balance and controlling it you will often have a Bombay cat are and happy.

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  1.   Antonio said

    I had one… And it is true that he was very affectionate, so much so that I mourned his death, as if he were a brother of the family. I knew that he loved me. It has lasted 19 years. Greetings

  2.   Beatrice Cenobio said

    I found a Bombay kitten in the street when she was 2 months pregnant, some neighbors brought her for pest control from their warehouses, she cleaned up but when she finished they did not take care of the cat leaving her on the street without eating ... She crossed paths with a gray neighborhood cat and her kittens came out like her, 3 black and one dark gray, but with her physiognomy, apparently they are all kittens, they are beautiful, I am giving them up for adoption. They already took the gray brindle color this beautiful and they do not shed hair, they are tender, clean and they take care of my children when they are sick, they do not detach until they see them well. They are incredible.

    1.    Monica sanchez said

      Yes, cats are wonderful. 🙂