Korat Kittens for sale and Cats
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Where Are Korat Cats From?
Descriptions of the Korat go back to sometime in the 15th century, where it was named as a cat considered “lucky” by the kingdom of Siam (Thailand). They weren’t imported to the United States until the early 1960s, where they were crossed with Siamese to develop the breed and expand the genetic pool.
Were Korat Cats Bred for a Reason?
For centuries, Korats have been considered as tokens of good luck as well as beloved companions.
How Many Types of Korat Pedigrees Are There?
There is just one main type of Korat.
Are Korat Cats Polydactyl?
This breed is not known for being polydactyl though the mutation can spontaneously occur in any cat breed.
The lifespan of a Korat is around 12-16 years.
How Big Does a Korat Get?
How Much Does a Korat Weigh?
When Does a Korat Stop Growing?
What Color Coat Does a Korat Have?
Korats are blue with silver tipping.
What Eye Colors Can a Korat Have?
Mature Korats have green eyes.
Korat Temperament & Personality
How Vocal/Talkative are Korat Cats?
Korats are medium vocal – they don’t shy away from telling you their thoughts, but not every detail: they’re not a vocal nuisance.
How Affectionate/Friendly are Korat Cats?
Korats are known for being extraordinarily affectionate with their owners, and communicate physically rather than vocally.
Are Korat Cats Good with Other Cats?
Korats will enjoy the company of other cats so long as the others know the Korat is in charge.
Are Korat Cats Good with Dogs?
Korats can enjoy a canine companion, so long as the dog is appropriately deferential to the Korat.
Are Korat Cats Good Mousers/Hunters?
Korats aren’t necessarily renowned for being a mouser, though they have the same vermin-hunting instinct as all cats do.
Are Korat Cats Good Indoor Cats?
Are Korat Cats Good Lap Cats?
Korats live for a warm lap snuggle.
What Do Korat Cats Like to Do?
Korats are a highly intelligent breed, and love interacting with their humans in love and games. They are extremely playful without being exhausting, and love chasing and fetching.
How Big of a Difference is There Between a Male and Female Korat?
Male Korats are larger than females.
Korat Diet, Grooming & Health
What do Korat Cats Eat?
Ask your veterinarian what diet would best suit your Korat.
Do Korat Cats Eat Wet Food?
Do Korat Cats Like Milk?
Milk is not recommended for cats.
How Much Do Korat Cats Shed?
Korats are moderate shedders.
What Type of Coat Do Korat Cats Have?
Korats have a short single coat with a distinctive blue color and a silver shimmer begotten from lighter tips of each hair shaft.
Do You Need to Groom a Korat Cat?
Help soothe shedding and keep the coat looking shiny with a brushing once or twice a week. In addition to brushing, all cats should have their claws trimmed every two weeks or so. Cats are also prone to peridontal disease and should have their teeth brushed two to three times a week.
Are Korat Cats Hypoallergenic?
Do Korats Have a Lot of Health Problems?
Like most of the older breeds, the Korat is an extremely healthy breed.
What Diseases are Korats Prone To?
- Gangliosidosis: Korats can be prone to GM-1 and GM-2 gangliosidosis, genetic disorders caused by an enzyme deficiency. The deficiency affects the nervous system and may cause tremors, odd gait, and involuntary eye moments. This condition is progressive and eventually results in death. There are screenings available for these disorders.
Purchasing vs Adopting a Korat
How Much Does a Korat Cost?
It costs around $75-$150 to adopt a Korat. Conversely, it can be prohibitively expensive to buy a Korat from a breeder — they are usually somewhere in the $600-$800 range.
Where Can I Adopt a Korat
Korat Shelters and Rescues
There are often many great Korats for adoption at local animal shelters or rescues. Click below to find a shelter or rescue in your area!