Where does the Egyptian Mau come from?
Ancient Egyptian wall paintings depicting this spotted cat date back 3000 years. Egyptian Mauís arrived in the UK as a recognised breed in late 1998. There are some that believe the Egyptian Mau actually first arrived on our shores many hundreds of years ago brought here by a descendant of the Greek general Galsthelos, a commander of Pharaohís army. Naming Scotland after his ancestorís wife Scota, a descendant of the Egyptian Mau from Egypt also came along and became Scotlandís mascot.
What type of Body does the Egyptian Mau have i.e. coat, patterns etc?
The Egyptian Mauís body characteristics include:
The highly distinctive spotted pattern in the fur is also present if the cat was to be shaved bald unlike other breeds of cat whose coats alone carry the spotted pattern
The Egyptian Mau comes in three colours, silver, bronze and smoke
Their hind legs are decidedly longer than their front legs and they are recorded as the fastest of the domestic cats clocked at running up to 30mph
History of the Egyptian Mau ?
The Egyptian Mau is thought to be descended from African wild cats.
Food the Egyptian Mau eats ?
The Egyptian Mau will eat normal cat foods whether itís a tined food or biscuit. These cats are apparently very good at self regulating the quantity of food they eat, they are by nature a very slender, sleek looking feline.
Is the Egyptian Mau
an indoor or outdoor cat ?
The Egyptian Mau is quite happy to be an indoor cat, in fact due to their exotic appearance they can be a target for cat thieves so it would be wise to confine her to your home or train her to walk on a lead.
Does the Egyptian Mau have health problem
The Egyptian Mau is a generally healthy cat but as with all pets she will benefit from annual health checks to make sure kidney and liver function are normal and also for any tooth decay from about 8 years onwards.
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