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Singapura

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Breed Information
Popularity (2014) #22
Name Singapura
Other names Drain Cat, Kucinta
Origin Singapore
Size Smallest
Coat ShortThinSilky
Lap Cat Yes
Life span 12-15 years
Temperament AffectionateCuriousEasy GoingIntelligentInteractiveLivelyLoyal
Weight Male: 6 - 8 poundsFemale: 5 - 6 pounds
Colors BrownBrown
Kitten Price Average $500 - $700 USD
Breed Characteristics
Adaptability 5 stars
Affection Level 5 stars
Child Friendly 4 starsGood With Others: It is usually good with adults and children (6+) and can be affectionate towards them.
Dog Friendly 5 stars
Energy Level 5 stars
Grooming 1 starsLow Maintenance: Occasional grooming is advised to keep its coat in good shape. Though we see cats regularly lick their coats to clean themselves, some regular grooming can be good; it removes hair, prevents matting, and stimulates circulation. Frequency should be every few weeks.
Health Issues 1 starsGenerally Healthy: It doesn't have as many known illnesses and conditions as other cats. Best for owners who do not want to worry about long-term medical costs.Hypoallergenic: No
Intelligence 5 stars
Shedding 3 starsModerate Shedding: Expect this cat to shed moderately. By providing it proper nutrition, regular grooming, and keeping the shedding contained to a small area, like a pet bed, will minimize shedding and make it more manageable.
Social Needs 5 stars
Stranger Friendly 5 stars
Vocalization 1 starsLow Vocalization: It is known to be quiet. Therefore, owners shouldn't be concerned of excessive and undesirable crying or meowing, especially at night.
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Kitten Names
Rank Male Female
01 Cassidy Ella
02 Oliver Molly
03 Buddy Kitty
04 Coco Sienna
05 Blaze Daisy
06 Olley Maya
07 Momo Sophie
08 Shadow Emma
09 Simba Misty
10 Diesel Athena
Overview

Even the smallest feline is a masterpiece, said Leonardo da Vinci. The Singapura is evidence of that truth. Known for being the smallest of the domestic cats (four to seven pounds), this one-time Singapore street cat is considered a living national treasure by that nation-state’s government. He is noted for his big ears; big eyes in hazel, green or yellow; a small muscular body;  and a short, ivory-colored background coat with brown ticking that gives him the appearance of having stepped out of a sepia-toned photo.

The smallest domestic cat breed, the Singapura is an extroverted, playful feline sometimes called a “pesky people cat.” This breed thrives on attention and interactive play. Called Pura for short, these cats are intelligent and keenly observant. Friendly and social, they enjoy cats and cat friendly dogs, but dislike loud noises so are not ideal for busy households with boisterous children.

Children & Other Pets
The Singapura is playful and smart and can be a good friend to a child who treats him nicely. He’s one of those cats who enjoys playing fetch and learning tricks, and his energy level means he won’t wear out before the child does. He is happy to live with other cats and cat-friendly dogs, too, thanks to his amiable disposition. Introduce pets slowly and in controlled circumstances to ensure that they learn to get along together. Singapuras usually get along well with other animals and seem to prefer living with some kind of company, not thriving when left alone all day.
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