About the Oriental Breed

About the Oriental Breed

The Oriental cat is a breed of domestic cat that is closely related to the Siamese. It maintains the modern Siamese head and body type but appears in a wide range of coat colors and patterns.

Like the Siamese, Orientals have almond-shaped eyes, a triangular head shape, large ears, and an elongated, slender, and muscular body. Their personalities are also very similar.

Orientals are social, intelligent, and many are rather vocal. They often remain playful into adulthood, with many enjoying playing fetch.

Despite their slender appearance, they are athletic and can leap into high places. They prefer to live in pairs or groups and also seek human interaction.

Unlike the breed's blue-eyed forebear, Orientals are usually green-eyed. The Oriental Longhair differs only with respect to coat length.

Some of our current Oriental breeding cats are pictured below:

Calian Spot On Blue
Calian Spot On Blue (Blue Spotted Tabby Oriental Stud)
Calian Classic Look
Calian Classic Look (Chocolate Classic Tabby Oriental Queen)