Information On Egyptian Mau For Sale

By Brenda Bennett

Egyptian Mau cats are some of the oldest breeds of cats in existence today. There are speculations that they date back to ancient Egypt, but there is no tangible proof yet. These cats have been domesticated for a very long time, but they still retain many characteristics from their ancestors. It is these spectacular characteristics that make this breed preferable by many people. Here is useful information about Egyptian Mau for sale.

The breed has a spotted coat that may assume one or several colors. Most of them have coats that are bronze, pale silver, or silver in color. The eyes are large and have gooseberry-green color. The ears may be medium-sized of large in size while the head is usually shaped like a wedge. They are generally masculine cats, with a great physical shape and appearance.

They also have longer hind legs as compared to the front legs and this makes them to seem to be standing on tips of toes. Their tails are medium in length with quite thick bases. They have a remarkable speed compared to all domesticated cats and this is due to the flank of muscles present on the hind legs.

A medium-sized silky, fine textured coat is normally found on the portions of the body which are smoke colored. There is a dense and resilient texture on parts that have a bronze and silver color. The spots vary a lot in size and they may range from very big to very small. The spots are randomly placed. One of the distinctive features is that the tails end with dark tips.

Besides the smoke, bronze, and silver colors, the coat in some cats may also be blue silver, blue smoke, solid black, solid blue, and blue spotted. These additional colors are however not permitted in cat shows. Nevertheless, cats with these colors make good pets and possess all the characteristics of Egyptian Maus.

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.

Dirt from the eye can be removed when the eyes are wiped using a clean piece of cloth. When cleaning the animal, separate portions of the cloth used should be used for cleaning the eyes. This is a way of preventing spread infections on both eyes. A soft piece of cloth is supposed to be used when cleaning the ears of the cat and this should be done on weekly basis.

In the ear cleaning warm water is preferred for this work. There is also addition of cider vinegar to the warm water to make the cleaning effective. The use of cotton swabs in cleaning the ears is discouraged as it may damage them. Regular cleaning of the litter boxes used by the cats is also important in maintaining proper hygiene.

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