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Singapura

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Physical Characteristics
  • Smaller than average, shorthaired cat
  • Noticeably large eyes and ears
  • Light beige coloring
  • The feet are very small; the body is smaller, of a medium length and should be muscular
  • Eyes may be hazel, green or yellow
  • Females weigh approximately 5 to 6 pounds and males weigh 6 to 8 pounds
Temperament
  • Extroverted, curious, playful
Medical Conditions
  • Healthy breed
  • 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.
At Home
  • Does best indoors
  • Needs sufficient scratching device
  • Declawing is not recommended
  • Kittens are available after 12-16 weeks
  • Low maintenance
Grooming
  • Trim nails regularly
Other Facts
  • Singapura is the Malaysian word for Singapore
  • Does not obtain its full size until about 15 to 24 months of age
Breed History
  • Originated on the streets of Singapore
  • Brought to the United States in the early 1970s by Hal and Tommy Meadow
For more information about this breed and breeder referral contacts, please visit the Harrier Club of America For breed rescue opportunities, visit HCA Rescue
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