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8 Types of Siamese Cats

Different Types of Siamese Cats

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The different types of Siamese cats have distinct markings and coloration, and knowing how to tell these apart is a great skill for breeders, owners, and enthusiasts. Check out some of these amazing and beautiful animals.

The Siamese has really changed looks over the last few decades. Once a rather cobby, apple-headed feline, show breeders have bred toward long, elegant lines and wedge-shaped heads. There are also colors that are variations of the traditional pointed color pattern, resulting in several Siamese types.

Wedgie

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The show-type Siamese cat breed has a distinctly triangular or wedge-shaped face. Here, the long lines of the wedgie are clearly evident.

Applehead

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In contrast, the traditional and popular applehead Siamese is stockier with a rounder face.

Newborn Image of a Siamese Cat

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An interesting fact: All Siamese kittens are white at birth. The points begin to show in a few weeks and become fuller over the coming months. That's when you can distinguish which color a kitten will be.

Seal Point Siamese

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Seal points are fawn-colored on the body with rich, dark brown points that continue to darken with age. There's also a snowshoe Siamese that is similar to the seal point, but it has white feet.

Blue Point

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The blue point Siamese has a white body overlaid with blue-gray points.

Lilac Point

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The lilac point Siamese has a white body overlaid with pinkish-gray points.

Chocolate Point

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The chocolate point Siamese has warm cocoa-colored points laid over a cream-colored body coat.

Color Point Shorthair

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This lynx point tabby was produced by breedings between Siamese and Domestic Shorhaired cats. The Cat Fanciers' Association now regards the Color Point Shorthair as a breed in its own right.

If you enjoyed these images of Siamese cats, perhaps you'd enjoy checking out some Calico Cat Pictures or learning about Egyptian cats.

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8 Types of Siamese Cats