Tibetan cats are a very young breed. They are characterized by a semi-long, easy-care coat and a muscular, elegant build. They are especially suitable as domestic cats and develop a very close relationship to humans. They are very good climbers and love the company of other cats. The Tibetan was first classified as a separate breed in the Netherlands in 1997.
Also known as
This breed is also called Burmalayan, Himbur, Iranese, Layanese, Mink Longhair, Mink Persian, Silkanese, Tibetan, Tibitian, Tonkalayan as well as Tonkanese Longhair.
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