By Brenda Bennett


The Egyptian Mau cats are the oldest breed of cats that are present today. It is believed that this type of breed of cats originated from ancient Egypt though there are no substantial evidences to prove. Over the years the breeds has been domesticated but still have the traits of their ancestors. The retaining of the original trait makes them more preferred by people. This is what one should know regarding Egyptian Mau for sale.

There have spotted coat on one or several colors. Bronze, silver or pale silver is the color of their coats. Gooseberry-green is the color for their large eyes. They have a wedge like head and their ears are of medium size. Because of their physical shape and appearance, makes them to be muscular in nature.

The hind legs of the kittens are longer than the front legs. They appear as if they are standing on their toes. They have a thick based and medium tail. In comparison to other domestic cats, the Mau kittens are the fastest. They are credited with the run of skin that is from the flank to the hind legs. During motion, the layer of the skin allows the cat to move malleably.

The parts of the body that are colored smoke usually have medium-sized silky, fine textured coat. On the other hand, parts with bronze and silver color have dense and resilient texture. The spots on the body are placed randomly and vary a lot in size, ranging from small to large. The spots also assume different shapes. The tails end with a dark tip as one of the distinctive features.

Apart from the smoke, bronze and silver colored spots, there are some cats with blue silver, blue smoke, solid black, solid blue and blue spots. However these cats with the additional colors are not allowed to participate in cat shows. They are commonly found in homes as pets and they possess the traits of the Egyptian Mau

The cats should have proper care. This includes combing their coats on weekly basis. An individual has to aim on removing the dead hair from the coat. This should happen during combing of the hair. The teeth should be brushed. This is because of the periodontal diseases that can be caused when the teeth of the cats are not brushed. It is recommendable for the teeth to be brushed on daily basis. Trimming of the nails is also a necessity.

Cleaning of the eyes is also important as they are wiped with a clean cloth to remove dirt. Each eye should be cleaned with its own separate piece of cloth. This is important as it helps in the prevention of the spread of eye infections. Apart from the eyes the ears are also to be cleaned also using a piece of cloths.

An individual should use warm water when cleaning the ears. Efficiency is increased whenever cider vinegar is added in warm water. Damage can be caused whenever cotton is used in cleaning of the ears. It is therefore not advisable to use cotton. At all times, the litter box for the cats should remain clean.




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