Forin white

Foreign white

Foreign White Foreign White

Breed characteristics

  • Adaptability: 8
  • Family Affection: 9
  • Game activity: 10
  • Intelligence: 10
  • Total health: 8
  • Hair loss: 5
  • Child Friendly: 9
  • Dog Friendly: 9
  • Love for meow: 7


Forin white occurred in the process of breeding siamese cats, and on today, not all felinological organizations recognize these pets, as an independent breed. The advent of cats one chance preceded – Patricia Turner, geneticist for education and feline genetics by vocation, I saw strongly A lightened photo of a Siamese cat.

An interesting thought occurred to her – what if to create a subspecies, completely white? From an idea to its realization Patricia Turner It took several years, however, as you know, patience and work are capable of for a lot.

The first breeding program was in the UK, and started in 1962. In its framework, Siamese cats were crossed with British shorthair pure white color, and already through For several years, the first successful results appeared. Complexity was also to bring out a white Siamese cat colors, with blue eyes, but without genes deafness.

As you know, white and blue-eyed often carry this gene. Today we know this breed called Forin White, which in translated literally means “Foreign White”, or White Siamese.


Incredibly beautiful animal, kind, smart, and affectionate In relation to members of his family, a cat is undoubtedly a forin white. It has a truly inimitable charm, and sometimes it seems that her every movement is created for the photographer’s lens. This breed understands much more than it seems at first glance, and often chooses a host among family members.

Forin White – a medium-sized cat, muscular, strong, very graceful and mobile. Paws are long, slender, muscular, ears on slightly larger than average, wedge-shaped muzzle, regular forms. Life expectancy of 15-20 years – these cats can be real centenarians, if you provide good care.


The breed of cats forin white carries a lot of personality characteristics of their Siamese brothers. They love cleanliness, and as if independently feels that they look perfect, and this impeccability must be supported by all means. They are intelligent and very smart, understand a person perfectly, always They know when they talk about them. Well, of course, this breed loves attention and human warmth, although it itself fully presents beloved people with affection and kindness.

Their minds are active, they are very curious and curious, they love to explore new places, at least in the immediate vicinity. Well, if you live in a private sector, have your own home, since, although this breed is not among the natural hunters, such as, for example, the Norwegian forest cat, yet stalking prey, hanging out in the grass and on tree branches will give your pet more freedom and joy.

Forin White cat has a soft and patient temperament, although sometimes it does not stand on ceremony in expressing their emotions and desires. However, they are deprived of capricious aggression, not revengeful, and in general try to solve problems kindly. This is especially important when it comes to friendship with children – forin white for that matter reproach is difficult.

They get along well with people of any age, though need attention and activity, games and interesting pastime. Pretty attached to people, and do not like loneliness. Strangers are perceived normally, without too much rejection, but with other pets can be a problem. Especially if you are going to buy a parrot or a sea mumps.

Common diseases

This breed is distinguished by good health, and, practically, not has a tendency to deafness – this is extremely rare. But, due to inbreeding, the following may sometimes occur complications:

  • a mammary tumor is the most common tumor cats, which account for 12% of all cat tumors and 17% of tumors forin white.
  • congenital peripheral vestibular disease. Clinical signs develop at the age of 3-4 weeks, and usually there is an increase in clinical signs at the age of 3-4 months. Clinical signs include: head tilt, imbalance, nystagmus (fast horizontal or rotational eye movements) and ataxia (uncoordinated walking).
  • hydrocephalus – hydrocephalus is the most common abnormal brain disease. It may have genetic roots.


The breed belongs to shorthair, and therefore, it is enough comb these cats once a week. Forin white should bathe once every 2-3 months, once every 10 days, cut nails, clean ears once or twice a week, and clean your eyes every day or by necessary. Since these are demanding cats in terms of hygiene and cleanliness, be sure to keep the tray clean.

Breed Information

Country of origin Great Britain
Life span 13-20 years old
The size small
Weight Males: 4-6 kg, Cats: 3-4.5 kg
Type of wool shorthair
Color white
Lifestyle outdoor / indoor
Group short-haired, hypoallergenic
Price 150 – 400 $

Breed photo

Foreign White Foreign White forin white cat

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